The Piltdown Hoax

Piltdown Man is one of the best known hoaxes in the history of science. For over 40 years the so-called “missing link” between other apes and humans endured. This display will show the specimen that finally exposed the hoax in this scientific whodunnit. 

Suitable for all.

Free, drop in. 

Map showing that the presenting case is just to the left, next to the help desk, as you enter the Oxford Natural History Museum through the main door.