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List of natural history museums

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Natural history museums (or museums of natural history) that go beyond special collections are listed.

Africa

  • Albany Museum Complex, South Africa
  • Amathole Museum in King William’s Town, South Africa
  • East London Museum in East London, South Africa
  • National Museum of Geosciences, Namibia
  • Crystal Gallery, Namibia
  • Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town
  • Museu de História Natural de Moçambique, Maputo, Mozambique

Argentina

  • Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia
  • Museo de La Plata

Australia and Oceania

  • Canterbury Museum, New Zealand
  • Melbourne Museum. Australia
  • South Australian Museum, Australia

Chile

  • Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Chile, Santiago de Chile

Europe

Belgium

  • Muséum des sciences naturelles de Belgique, Brussels

Denmark

  • Statens Naturhistoriske Museum in Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen Zoological Museum
  • Gram Natural History Museum in Gram

Germany

  • Nature Museum (Augsburg)
  • Natural Science Museum (Aschaffenburg)
  • Bachmann Museum (Bremervörde)
  • Natural History Museum (Bamberg)
  • Museum of Natural History (Berlin)
  • Natural History Museum (Bielefeld)
  • Museum Koenig (Bonn)
  • Natural History Museum (Braunschweig)
  • Museum of Natural History (Chemnitz)
  • Natural History Museum (Coburg)
  • Hessisches Landesmuseum → Natural History Collection (Darmstadt)
  • Museum of Natural History and Prehistory (Dessau-Roßlau)
  • Museum of Natural History (Dortmund)
  • State Natural History Collections (Dresden)
  • Löbbecke Museum + Aquazoo (Düsseldorf)
  • Museum of Natural History (Erfurt)
  • Museum Terra Triassica (Euerdorf)
  • Natural Science Museum (Flensburg)
  • Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Frankfurt am Main)
  • Museum Nature and Man (Freiburg im Breisgau)
  • Museum of Natural History (Gera)
  • Natural History Museum (Gerolstein)
  • Senckenberg Museum of Natural History (Görlitz)
  • Center for Natural History (Hamburg)
    • Zoological Museum
    • Geological-Palaeontological Museum
    • Mineralogical Museum
  • Lower Saxony State Museum (Hanover)
  • State Museum of Natural History (Karlsruhe)
  • Ottoneum (Kassel)
  • Natural History Museum Leipzig (Leipzig)
  • Museum for Nature and Environment (Lübeck)
  • Museum of Natural History (Magdeburg)
  • Natural History Museum (Mainz)
  • Museum Man and Nature (Munich)
  • LWL Museum of Natural History (Münster)
  • Eifel Nature Centre (Nettersheim)
  • Natural History Museum (Nuremberg)
  • State Museum of Nature and Man (Oldenburg)
  • Museum am Schölerberg (Osnabrück)
  • Museum of Natural History (Reutlingen)
  • Natural History Museum (Schweinfurt)
  • Natural History Museum (Schleusingen)
  • Southeast Bavarian Natural History and Mammoth Museum (Siegsdorf)
  • German Oceanographic Museum (Stralsund)
  • State Museum of Natural History (Stuttgart)
  • Museum am Löwentor (Museum of Palaeontology and Geology)
  • Museum Rosenstein Castle (Museum of Biology)
  • Museum Wiesbaden → Natural History Collections (Wiesbaden)
  • Museum of Municipal Collections in the Armoury → Julius Riemer Collection (Lutherstadt Wittenberg)
  • Fuhlrott-Museum (Wuppertal; closed until further notice)

France

  • Musée d’histoire naturelle de Lille, in Lille
  • Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Nantes, in Nantes
  • Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, in Paris

Greece

  • Museum of the Natural History of the Aegean

United Kingdom

  • Natural History Museum in London (England)
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History in Oxford (England)
  • Natural History Museum at Tring in Tring (England)
  • Royal Museum in Edinburgh (Scotland)

Italy

  • Museo di storia naturale Giacomo Doria
  • Museo di Storia Naturale (Florence)
  • Museo di Storia Naturale (Trieste)
  • Museo di Storia Naturale (Venice)
  • Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano
  • Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona

Latvia

  • Latvijas Nacionālais vēstures muzejs, Riga

Netherlands

  • Naturalis in Leiden
  • Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam in Rotterdam

Norway

  • Natural History Museum in Oslo

Austria

  • Natural History Museum Admont Monastery
  • House of Nature Salzburg
  • Natural History Museum Vienna

Poland

  • Evolution Museum Warsaw

Portugal

  • Museu Oceanográfico “Prof. Luiz Saldanha” do Portinho da Arrábida, Azeitão
  • Museu Botânico da Escola Superior Agrária de Beja, Beja
  • Museu da Ciência da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra
  • Museu de História Natural do Funchal, Funchal
  • Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisbon
  • Museu Geológico – Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Lisbon
  • Museu Maynense da Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Lisbon
  • Museu da Lourinhã, Lourinhã
  • Museu Aquário Vasco da Gama, Oeiras
  • Museu Carlos Machado, Ponta Delgada
  • Museu de História Natural e da Ciência da Universidade do Porto, Porto
  • Museu de História Natural de Sintra, Sintra
  • Museu de Geologia “Fernando Real” da Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real

Romania

  • Muzeul Național de Istorie Naturală Grigore Antipa

Russia

  • Mineralogical Museum, named after A. J. Fersman, Moscow
  • St. Petersburg Zoological Museum, St. Petersburg

Switzerland

  • Grisons Nature Museum
  • Naturama Aarau
  • Natural History Museum Basel
  • Natural History Museum Bern
  • Natural History Museum Fribourg in Switzerland
  • Lucerne Nature Museum
  • Nature Museum St. Gallen
  • Winterthur Nature Museum
  • Solothurn Nature Museum
  • Zoological Museum Zurich

Sweden

  • Göteborgs Naturhistoriska Museum in Gothenburg
  • Naturhistoriska riksmuseet in Stockholm

Serbia

  • Belgrade Museum of Natural History in Belgrade

Spain

  • Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid

Ukraine

  • National Museum of Natural Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev

Hungary

  • Hungarian Museum of Natural Sciences in Budapest

Japan

  • Osaka Museum of Natural History in Osaka

Canada

  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Nova Scotia Museum
  • Royal Alberta Museum
  • Royal Ontario Museum

Cuba

  • Museo Nacional de Historia Natural Cubana, Havana

Peru

  • Museo de Historia Natural – Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima

Taiwan

  • Taiwan National Museum

USA

  • Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia
  • American Museum of Natural History in New York City
  • Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle
  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Cleveland
  • Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta
  • Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago
  • Museum of the Rockies
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D.C.
  • Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University in New Haven
  • San Diego Natural History Museum in San Diego
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History in Santa Barbara
  • Slater Museum of Natural History in Tacoma
  • Utah Museum of Natural History in Salt Lake City

Venezuela

  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales in Caracas

See also

  • Natural History
  • List of German museums by subject#Nature
  • List of geological museums
  • List of paleontological museums
  • Musee d’Histoire Naturelle
  • List of medical history museums