University of Tartu Natural History Museum

The permanent exhibition Earth. Life. Story. includes nearly 8,000 scientific exhibit items, which tell the development story of planet Earth from the beginning of the universe until the modern day.

At the exhibition, you can explore the traces of life from millions of years ago, admire shiny minerals, watch the so-called night airport of butterflies, or track the movement of the placoderm fish from the Devonian era. You can look the first jackal caught in Estonia in the eye and experience the human body through the eyes of a reptile. Visitors will be glad to see the favourites of several generations: the elk, bison, and giraffe. We also have live animals, such as the Python Regius, a turtle, a green iguana, and many other small exotic animals.

See you at the Natural History Museum!

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Features and amenities
  • Discounts
  • Upon presentation of ISIC card
  • Upon presentation of ITIC card
  • Guide service available
  • Estonian
  • English
  • Russian
  • Amenities
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Activities for children
  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Paid parking
  • WC
  • Additional services
  • Souvenirs
  • Seminar
  • Workshops