University of Tartu Natural History Museum

The new permanent exhibition of the University of Tartu Natural History Museum 'Earth. Life. Story' combines geology, zoology, botany and mycology. Come and take a look at the largest trilobites in Estonia and a Devonian placoderm; you can explore evolutional ancestors of humans and study scintillating minerals. In the biodiversity hall, you can observe the "night airport" of moths and look at the first jackal caught in Estonia. The hall of lifepatterns offers dioramas depicting various communities that can be found along the Tartu meridian and an area with live animals for exploration.

The University of Tartu Natural History Museum organizes exhibitions and events; we offer study programmes for schools.

You are welcome to explore!

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