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!

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 ex

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  • Great museum

    This museum is just great to look at all the animals in glass cabinets,and other animals on blocks that are not enclosed in glass,there are other things to look at too,and it can take some time to...

  • Very informative museum

    This museum gives very much information on natural history. It suits well to both children and adults. Lots of information about birth of the world, different ages etc. Big collection of stuffed...

  • Good "old style" natural museum!

    In this museum one can travel by biomes to see animals and plants there and learn to spot details. Some artefacts link us to the history of the museum.


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