List of natural history museums

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A museum of natural history is a museum with exhibits about natural history, including such topics as animals, plants, ecosystems, geology, paleontology, and climatology. Some museums feature natural-history collections in addition to other collections, such as ones related to history, art and science. Nature centers often include natural-history exhibits too.

Africa

Botswana

Canary Islands

  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Tenerife (Museum of Nature and Man), Tenerife

Egypt

Ethiopia

Kenya

Libya

Namibia

  • National Earth Science Museum in the Geological Survey, Windhoek

South Africa

Tanzania

Zimbabwe

Asia

China

India

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Malaysia

Pakistan

Philippines

  • UPLB Museum of Natural History, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Qatar

Russia

Singapore

South Korea

Taiwan

Thailand

United Arab Emirates

  • Sharjah Natural History Museum and Desert Park, Sharjah

Central America

Costa Rica

  • El Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle(The La Salle Natural Sciences Museum)
  • El Museo de Insectos de la Universidad de Costa Rica (MIUCR)(The Museum of Insects at The University of Costa Rica)
  • Museo de Zoologia - Escuela de Biologia, University of Costa Rica
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica(National Museum of Costa Rica), San José

Dominican Republic

Grenada

  • Museo de Ciencias

Guatemala

  • Museo Nacional de Historia Natural "Jorge A. Ibarra"
  • Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

  • Museo Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Centroamericana, Managua
  • Museo de Ometepe, Rivas
  • Museo del Departamento de Malacología UCA, Managua
  • Museo entomológico, León, English description
  • Museo Gemológico de la Concha y el Caracol, Managua
  • Museo Paleontológico “El Hato”, Managua
  • Museos de Geología UNAN, Managua
  • Museum Ecológico de Trópico Seco, Diriamba
  • National Museum, Managua
  • Sitio Paleontológico El Bosque, Estelí

Panama

Europe

Albania

  • Natural Science Museum, Tirana

Armenia

Austria

  • Bergbaumuseum Klagenfurt Mining museum, mineralogy, palaeontology (in German), Klagenfurt
  • Burgenlandische Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt
  • Haus der Natur, Salzburg
  • inatura - Erlebnis Naturschau Dornbirn Province Vorarlberg (in German), Dornbirn
  • Krahuletz-Museum Eggenburg Earth sciences and history (in German), Eggenburg
  • Landesmuseum für Kärnten, Klagenfurt Regional museum for the province Carinthia (in German), Klagenfurt
  • Landesmuseum Niederösterreichisches, St. Pölten Nature, history, culture and art of Lower Austria (in German)
  • Landschaftsmuseum im Schloss Trautenfels Natural and cultural history in upper Styria (German), Pürgg-Trautenfels
  • Museum der Stadt Mödling Nature and history (in German), Mödling
  • Museum Schloss Lackenbach Man and nature (in German), Lackenbach
  • Nationalparkzentrum Bios Mallnitz, Mallnitz
  • Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Oberösterreiches Landesmuseum - Biologiezentrum The natural history museum of Upper Austria (in German), Linz
  • Sternwarte Kremsmünster, Kremsmünster
  • Styrassic Park An open air dinosaur park (in German), Bad Gleichenberg
  • Tyrolean State Museum, Innsbruck
  • Universalmuseum Joanneum universal museum for natural and cultural history (German and English) headquartered in Graz
  • Wienerwaldmuseum, Eichgraben

Azerbaijan

  • Museum of Natural History named after Hasan Bey Zardabi, Baku
  • Azerbaijan Geology Museum, Baku
  • "Rinay" Malacofauna Museum, Baku

Belarus

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

  • Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb
  • Hrvatski prirodoslovni muzej
  • Hunting Museum, Zagreb
  • Karlovac Municipal Museum, Karlovac
  • Museum of Evolution and Prehistoric Human Habitation, Krapina
  • Museum of Slavonia, Osijek
  • Natural History Museum, Rijeka
  • Natural History Museum and Zoo, Split
  • Ornithological Collection, Metković
  • Senj City Museum, Senj
  • Varazdin Municipal Museum: The Herzer Palace, Varaždin
  • Zoological Museum of Baranja - Kopacevo, Baranja - Kopacevo

Czech Republic

Denmark

  • University of Copenhagen Zoological Museum, Zoologisk Museum
  • Frederiksborg Palace, Hillerød
  • The Freshwater Museum, part of Søhøjlandets Økomuseum, Ry
  • Naturhistorisk Museum, Aarhus
  • Museum Sønderjylland: Naturhistorie & Palæontologi, Gram

Estonia

  • Estonian Museum of Natural History, Tallinn
  • Natural History Museum, University of Tartu, Tartu

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Greenland

  • Greenland National Museum and Archives, Nuuk

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

  • Natural History Museum of Latvia [3]

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

  • Macedonian Museum of Natural History, Skopje

Monaco

Montenegro

  • Natural History Museum of Montenegro, Podgorica

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

  • Bucegi Natural Park Museum, Sinaia
  • Colţi Museum of Amber
  • Constantin Gruescu Iron Aesthetic Mineralogy Museum, Ocna de Fier
  • County Museum of Satu Mare (Szatmárnémeti Múzeum), Satu Mare
  • Danube Delta Natural Sciences Museum, Tulcea
  • Haaz Rezső Múzeum, Odorheiu Secuiesc
  • Ion Borcea Museum Complex of Natural Sciences, Bacău
  • Mihai Băcescu Waters Museum, Fălticeni
  • Mineralogical Museum and Zoological Museum of the Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
  • Museum of Banat, Natural Sciences Department, Timişoara
  • Museum of Brăila, Department of Natural Sciences, also, Brăila
  • Museum of Gold, Brad
  • Museum of Natural Science (Muzeul de Ştiinţe Naturale}, Aiud
  • Museum of Oltenia, Craiova
  • Muzeul Banatului (Banat Museum), Timişoara
  • Muzeul de Istorie Naturală - Iaşi, Iaşi
  • Muzeul de Ştiinţe ale Naturii Piatra Neamţ; see also Iaşi, Romania Museums, Iaşi
  • Muzeul de Ştiinţele Naturii Roman, Roman
  • Muzeul Naţional de Istorie Naturală Grigore Antipa (Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum); see also Description in English, Bucharest
  • Muzeul Ţării Crişurilor, Oradea
  • Muzeul Tarisznyás Márton, English description, Gheorgheni
  • National Geology Museum, Bucharest
  • Natural History Museum Sibiu, Sibiu
  • Natural Sciences and Hunting Museum, Vatra Dornei
  • Natural Sciences Museum Dorohoi
  • Natural Sciences Museum Complex, Constanţa
  • Natural Sciences Museum Complex Galaţi, Galaţi
  • Paleontological and Stratighraphical Museum of the Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
  • Prahova County Natural Sciences Museum, Ploieşti
  • Sediul Muzeului de Ştiinţele Naturii (Mureş County Museum, Natural History Department), Târgu Mureş
  • Székely National Museum (Székely Nemzeti Múzeum, Sfântu Gheorghe
  • Szekler Museum of Ciuc (Csíky Székely Múzeum), Miercurea-Ciuc
  • Vrancea Museum, Natural Sciences Department, Focşani

Serbia

Slovenia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

  • Forestry Museum, also known as Watch Mansion, Bursa
  • MTA Natural History Museum, Ankara

United Kingdom

England

Scotland

Wales

North America

Bermuda

  • Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, Hamilton

Canada

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

United States

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawai'i

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

  • Sumner B. Sheets Museum of Wildlife and Marine Exhibits, Huntington

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

  • Cumberland Inn Museum - Henkelmann Life Science Collection, Williamsburg

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

  • Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Las Vegas
  • Marjorie Barrick Museum of Natural History, Las Vegas

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

  • Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
  • Rhode Island Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, Providence

South Carolina

South Dakota

  • The Journey Museum, Rapid City
  • The Mammoth Site Museum of Hot Springs, SD, Hot Springs
  • Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

  • West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey's Museum of Geology and Natural History, Morgantown
  • West Virginia Natural History Museum, Morgantown

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

South America

Argentina

  • Dr. Ángel Gallardo Provincial Natural Sciences Museum, Rosario
  • Instituto y Museo de Ciencias Naturales, San Juan
  • Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia", Buenos Aires
  • Museo Carmen Funes, Plaza Huincul
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales Augusto G. Schulz" de Resistencia (Museum of Natural Sciences), Chaco
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales Carlos Darwin (Carlos Darwin Museum of Natural Sciences), Buenos Aires
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Coronel Pringles, Buenos Aires
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales y Antropológicas "Juan Cornelio Moyano", Mendoza
  • Museo de Geología Mineralogía y Palentología, Jujuy
  • Museo de Geología y Paleontología, Neuquen
  • Museo de Historia Natural "Francisco Javier Muñiz" de Moreno, Moreno
  • Museo de La Plata, Buenos Aires
  • Museo de Mineralogia y Geologia Dr. A. Stelzner
  • Museo de Paleontologia, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba
  • Museo del Lago Gutierrez "Dr. Rosendo Pascual", Río Negro Province
  • Museo del Mar, Mar del Plata
  • Museo Gallardo, San Lorenzo
  • Museo Histórico y de Ciencias Naturales "Pago de los Lobos", Lobos
  • Museo Mariposa del Mundo, Butterflies of the World Museum, San Miguel
  • Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales de Monte Hermoso, Monte Hermoso
  • Museo Municipal de Historia Natural de Gral. Alvear/Gen. Alvear Municipal Museum of Natural History, General Alvear
  • Museo Municipal "Punta Hermengo" de Miramar, Buenos Aires
  • Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio
  • Museo Paleontológico y Petrolero Astra, Astra Museum of Paleontology and Oil, Chubut
  • Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales (Provincial Museum of Natural Sciences) "Florentino Ameghino", Santa Fe
  • Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales Puerto Madryn (Provincial Museum of Natural Sciences of Chubut)
  • Museo Provincial de Historia Natural de La Pampa, La Pampa
  • Museo Regional de Ciencias Naturales " Prof. Rodolfo Parodi Bustos ", Salta
  • Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate/El Calafate Municipal Regional Museum, Santa Cruz
  • Museum of Natural Sciences "Augusto G. Schulz", Chaco
  • Museum of Paleontology "Egidio Feruglio" (MEF)
  • Museum of Patagonia, Río Negro Province
  • PALEORAMA, Museo Itinerante, Buenos Aires

Bolivia

  • Museo de Anatomía de la Universidad de San Francisco Xavier
  • Museo de Historia Natural, La Paz
  • Museo de History Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, Santa Cruz

Brazil

Chile

  • Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago

Colombia

  • Museo de Historia Natural, Popayán
  • Museo La Salle, Bogotá
  • Museo Paleontológico, National University of Colombia
  • Museo Prehistórico
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia: Museo de Historia Natural (Museum of Natural History), Museo Entomológico (Entomological museum), Bogotá

Peru

Uruguay

  • Museo del Mar, La Barra del Maldonado
  • Museos Nacionales de Historia Natural y Antropología, Montevideo

Venezuela

  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Caracas
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Guanare
  • Museo de Historia Natural La Salle, Caracas
  • Museo del Instituto de Zoología Agrícola 'Francisco Fernández, Aragua
  • Museo Marino, Boca de Rio
  • Museo Oceanologico Hermano Benigno Roman de la Fundacion La Salle, Punta de Piedras
  • Museo Paleontológico de Urumaco, Urumaco
  • Museum Entomológico, Colección de Insectos de Interés Agrícola y su combate Insect Collection Interest Agricultural

See also

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  • Lists of museums

References

  1. ^ 國立自然科學博物館,"National Museum of Natural Science"[1], Taichung/Taiwan,2011/1/11.
  2. ^ NY Times description
  3. ^ Natural History Museum of Latvia
  4. ^ Wild-Eyed Alaska: Gull Island in Kachemak Bay
  5. ^ Eastern New Mexico University Natural History Museum
  6. ^ Las Cruces Museum of Natural History
  7. ^ Mesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum
  8. ^ Miles Mineral Museum
  9. ^ New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Museum
  10. ^ Piedra Lumbre Education & Visitor Center
  11. ^ Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology

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