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.

Africa

Algeria

Angola

Botswana

Canary Islands

(belongs politically to Spain)

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

Egypt

Ethiopia

  • Zoological Natural History Museum

Kenya

Libya

Mozambique

  • Museu de História Natural de Moçambique, Maputo

Namibia

  • National Earth Science Museum in the Geological Survey, Windhoek

Rwanda

  • National Herbarium of Rwanda at IRST[1]

South Africa

Sudan

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

Tanzania

Tunisia

  • Musée océanographique de Salammbô, Carthage

Uganda

  • Makerere University Zoology Museum
  • Makerere University Herbarium
  • Uganda Museum (Natural History Section)[2]
  • Kawanda Invertebrate Museum and Herbarium
  • Institute of Tropical forest Conservation Herbarium[3]

Zimbabwe

Asia

China

India

Iran

Iraq

  • Iraq Natural History Museum, Baghdad

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Kyrgyzstan

  • Geological Museum and Mineralogical Museum, Bishkek

Malaysia

Mongolia

Oman

  • Natural History Museum of Muscat, Muscat

Pakistan

Philippines

Qatar

Singapore

South Korea

Taiwan

Thailand

United Arab Emirates

  • Sharjah Natural History Museum, Sharjah

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

  • Vietnam National Museum of Nature, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi

Central America

Belize

  • Chaa Creek Natural History Museum, San Ignacio

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
  • 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

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Greenland

  • Greenland National Museum and Archives, Nuuk

Hungary

Iceland

  • Natural History Museum of Kopavogur, Kopavogur

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

  • Natural History Museum of Latvia[12]

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

  • Macedonian Museum of Natural History, Skopje

Malta

Moldova

  • National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, Chișinău

Monaco

Montenegro

  • Natural History Museum of Montenegro, Podgorica

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovenia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

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

  • Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia - USP, São Paulo, SP
  • Museu Geológico Valdemar Lefèvre, São Paulo, SP
  • Museu de História Natural de Taubaté, Taubaté
  • Museu de Historia Natural Capão da Imbuia Wood, Curitiba
  • Museu de Rochas, Minerais e Minérios - USP, São Paulo, SP

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Guyana

Paraguay

Peru

Trinidad and Tobago

Uruguay

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

Venezuela

  • Museo de Biología de la Universidad Central de Venezuela (MBUCV),[16][17][18] 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.[19][20]
  • 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

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