List of natural history museums

List of natural history museums

This is a list of natural history museums, also known as museums of natural history, i.e. museums whose exhibits focus on the subject of 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. In addition, nature centers often include natural-history exhibits.

Contents

  • Africa 1
    • Botswana 1.1
    • Canary Islands 1.2
    • Egypt 1.3
    • Ethiopia 1.4
    • Kenya 1.5
    • Libya 1.6
    • Namibia 1.7
    • South Africa 1.8
    • Sudan 1.9
    • Tanzania 1.10
    • Zimbabwe 1.11
  • Asia 2
    • China 2.1
    • India 2.2
    • Iran 2.3
    • Iraq 2.4
    • Israel 2.5
    • Japan 2.6
    • Jordan 2.7
    • Malaysia 2.8
    • Pakistan 2.9
    • Philippines 2.10
    • Qatar 2.11
    • Singapore 2.12
    • South Korea 2.13
    • Taiwan 2.14
    • Thailand 2.15
  • Central America 3
    • Costa Rica 3.1
    • Dominican Republic 3.2
    • Grenada 3.3
    • Guatemala 3.4
    • Honduras 3.5
    • Nicaragua 3.6
    • Panama 3.7
  • Europe 4
    • Albania 4.1
    • Armenia 4.2
    • Austria 4.3
    • Azerbaijan 4.4
    • Belarus 4.5
    • Belgium 4.6
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.7
    • Bulgaria 4.8
    • Croatia 4.9
    • Czech Republic 4.10
    • Denmark 4.11
    • Estonia 4.12
    • Finland 4.13
    • France 4.14
    • Georgia 4.15
    • Germany 4.16
    • Greece 4.17
    • Greenland 4.18
    • Hungary 4.19
    • Ireland 4.20
    • Italy 4.21
    • Latvia 4.22
    • Lithuania 4.23
    • Luxembourg 4.24
    • Macedonia 4.25
    • Monaco 4.26
    • Montenegro 4.27
    • The Netherlands 4.28
    • Norway 4.29
    • Poland 4.30
    • Portugal 4.31
    • Romania 4.32
    • Russia 4.33
    • Serbia 4.34
    • Slovenia 4.35
    • Slovakia 4.36
    • Spain 4.37
    • Sweden 4.38
    • Switzerland 4.39
    • Turkey 4.40
    • Ukraine 4.41
    • United Kingdom 4.42
      • England 4.42.1
      • Scotland 4.42.2
      • Wales 4.42.3
      • Northern Ireland 4.42.4
  • North America 5
    • Bermuda 5.1
    • Canada 5.2
      • Alberta 5.2.1
      • British Columbia 5.2.2
      • Manitoba 5.2.3
      • New Brunswick 5.2.4
      • Newfoundland 5.2.5
      • Nova Scotia 5.2.6
      • Ontario 5.2.7
      • Quebec 5.2.8
      • Saskatchewan 5.2.9
      • Yukon 5.2.10
    • Mexico 5.3
    • United States 5.4
  • Oceania 6
    • Australia 6.1
    • Indonesia 6.2
    • New Zealand 6.3
  • South America 7
    • Argentina 7.1
    • Bolivia 7.2
    • Brazil 7.3
    • Chile 7.4
    • Colombia 7.5
    • Peru 7.6
    • Uruguay 7.7
    • Venezuela 7.8
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Africa

Botswana

Canary Islands

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

Egypt

Ethiopia

  • Zoological Natural History Museum

Kenya

Libya

Namibia

  • National Earth Science Museum in the Geological Survey, Windhoek

South Africa

Sudan

  • Sudan Natural History Museum (University of Khartoum, Faculty of science, Department of Zoology)

Tanzania

Zimbabwe

Asia

China

India

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Malaysia

Pakistan

Philippines

Qatar

Singapore

South Korea

Taiwan

Thailand

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
  • Museo de Paleontologia y Arqueologia Ing. Roberto Woolfolk Saravia, Estanzuela Zacapa

Honduras

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

Azerbaijan

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

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

  • 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

  • "Animal World" – Nature Museum, Tbilisi
  • Georgian National Museum, Institute of Palaeobiology
  • Museum of Georgian Geophysical Sciences History, Tbilisi

Germany

Greece

Greenland

  • Greenland National Museum and Archives, Nuuk

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

  • Natural History Museum of Latvia[4]

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

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), 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

Russia

Serbia

Slovenia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

  • National Museum of Natural History at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
  • State Museum of Natural History, former Didushytskyi museum, Lviv

United Kingdom

England

Scotland

Wales

Northern Ireland

North America

Bermuda

  • Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, Hamilton

Canada

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

Mexico

United States

Oceania

Australia

Indonesia

New Zealand

South America

Argentina

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

Colombia

Peru

Uruguay

Venezuela

  • Museo de Biología de la Universidad Central de Venezuela (MBUCV),[7][8][9] Caracas
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Caracas
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Guanare
  • Museo de Historia Natural La Salle, Caracas
  • Museo de la Estación Biológica de Rancho Grande.[10][11]
  • Museo del Instituto de Zoología Agrícola 'Francisco Fernández, Aragua
  • Museo Marino, Boca de Río
  • Museo Oceanologico Hermano Benigno Roman de la Fundación La Salle, Punta de Piedras, Isla Margarita
  • Museo Paleontológico de Urumaco, Urumaco
  • Museum Entomológico, Colección de Insectos de Interés Agrícola y su combate Insect Collection Interest Agricultural

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.bnhs.org/collections.html
  2. ^ http://www.mus-nh.city.osaka.jp/english/
  3. ^ "National Museum of Natural Science:::Welcome:::". Nmns.edu.tw. 2009-11-30. Retrieved 2012-04-19. 
  4. ^ "Natural History Museum of Latvia". Dabasmuzejs.gov.lv. Retrieved 2012-04-19. 
  5. ^ "NY Times description". Travel.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2012-04-19. 
  6. ^ http://museumindonesia.com/museum/42/1/Museum_Zoologi_Bogor_Bogor
  7. ^ Pérez Hernández, Roger. Museo de Biología de la Universidad Central de Venezuela (MBUCV) International Symposium & First World Congress on Preservation and concervation of Natural History Collections. 2:17-23
  8. ^ "Museo de Biología UCV (MBUCV)". Izt.ciens.ucv.ve. Retrieved 2012-04-19. 
  9. ^ "Museo De Biología De La Universidad Central De Venezuela". Izt.ciens.ucv.ve. Retrieved 2012-04-19. 
  10. ^ Bisbal E, Francisco J. 1990: Museo de la Estación Biológica de Rancho Grande. Museo de la Estación Biológica de Rancho Grande.
  11. ^ Sánchez H., Javier. y Bisbal E. Francisco. 2012: Museo de la Estación Biológica de Rancho Grande. Memoria de La Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales.158:5-28.

External links

  • Biological Collections Index
  • Natural History Museum and Collections
  • EU-funded project for Museums of Natural History