The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. The Natural History Museum is the most visited natural history museum in Europe and the top science attraction in the UK. It welcomes around five million visitors each year and its website receives over a million visitors per month. People come from around the world to enjoy its galleries and events and engage both in person and online with its science and educational activities through innovative programmes and citizen science projects.