CLAWS! A Human History of Cats

CLAWS! A Human History of Cats

When: 15 February 2020 to 02 January 2021
Where: Perigal Room, Torquay Museum
Time: 10.00am - 4,00pm
Cost: Admission Fees Apply
Suitable for: Family friendly

Claws: A Human History of Cats explores the relationship between cats and humans from distant prehistory until the present day. It includes; cats in prehistory with some of the oldest lion remains in Britian; cats in Ancient Egypt, with a real cat mummy; cats in Myth and Magic and Man-Eaters with a paw print of a man-eating tiger!. It runs until May 2020 and includes many specimens from our extensive natural history and human history collections.  

Claws is available as a touring exhibition package, if you would like to hire the exhibtion for your Museum or venue please contact Torquay Museum. More details can also be found on the Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG) website and a brochure is available on request.

Exhibition Gallery

Chinese Guardian Lion, Kangxi period (1661-1722)
Skull of Dinictis a 35 million year old sabre-toothed cat
Scottish Wild cat

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