There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

Daddy-long-legs spiders

Family Pholcidae

These spiders with very long legs often build webs in the corners of houses.

A very common introduced species, Pholcus phalangiodes, has a terrible and undeserved reputation for dangerous venom. The bite of Daddy-long-legs spiders is harmless.

Europeans give the name Daddy-long-legs to an arachnid that has no waist, a harvestman or opilione.

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