Features sites for museums that present exhibits, interactive experiences, and educational opportunities related to biology.
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Includes Natural History Museum, Morrison Planetarium and Steinhart Aquarium all in one location. Natural History Museum is one of the world's top 10 systematic biology institutes with major research collections.
Information and events on this educational wildlife park located on the Island of Montréal. Also available in French.
The collection component of the California Insect Survey, with approx. 4.5 million specimens. Berkeley campus University of California.
Insect collection contains over 500,000 specimens for 10,000 different species. Includes microscopic slide collection available to researchers. Part of Pennsylvania State University Department of Entomology. Limited Web presence.
Located in Húsavik, Iceland. Contains a collection of penises and penile parts, representing all the types of mammal found in the country.
Part of The Finnish Museum of Natural History, its world-wide collecting activities add more than 22,000 specimens per year (vascular plants, cryptogams and fungi). Includes floristic database of Finland and some adjacent territories.
Provides overview of 600 million years of evolution of animals and humans, human biology and various aspects of the human history of civilization. Includes hours of operation, guided tours, courses, workshops and lectures. Located in Zurich. [German and English].
Information about the Museum and its collections of butterflies, beetles and exotic arthropods from around the world, butterfly conservation. Advertises the book - Mariposas Argentinas, events, and Museum associates.
This museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, includes a science train, permanent exhibition on the theme of biodiversity, theater and science park.
Part of the Harvard University Museum of Natural History complex which collects and exhibits the "variety and comparative relationships of animal life."
Houses over 640,000 specimens of amphibians, reptiles, birds, bird eggs or nests, and mammals, as well as over 50,000 tissue samples from these vertebrate groups. Access is granted to research scientists, graduate students, and other visitors with a scientific interest by appointment only.
University of Kansas, Lawrence. Holds major research and teaching collections in most areas of biology. Includes a division of Informatics with skills in numerical taxonomy and collections management software. Some public exhibits.
Philadelphia, world's leader in freshwater science research and biodiversity research, museum hosts dinosaurs, fossils, live butterflies, dioramas, offers environmental science education to adults and students, library and archives.
Located at Reidville, Newfoundland, Canada. Exhibits and collects unusual and rare insect varieties from around the world, including many living specimens in terrariums and aquariums.
Collections includes vertebrate specimens from around the world and faunal surveys. Focus on Alberta. Primarily research and teaching collection. Located in Edmonton.
Museum collections and web resources related to biodiversity, insects, fishes, mollusks, mammals, birds, and reptiles/amphibians. Major research and training museum.
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