Kuban's Guide to Natural History Museums on the Web

Part of Kuban's Paleo Place

Notice to visitors, June 2005. Due to the difficulty in keeping up with frequent changes and additions in museum web site addresses I a will no longer attempt to maintain an exhaustive menu of Natural History museums. Instead I will provide links to a selection of major museum web sites and those with unusual or rare collections, along with some museum directories which provide more extensive links. Thank you.

Museums in the U.S. Museums in Canada Museums Outside North America Museum Directories

Museums in the United States

Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pa. - Features collection databases, links to other museums

American Museum of Natural History, New York - Features fossil halls and amber exhibits

Berkeley Museums of Natural History, University of California. A consortium of 6 natural history museums, including the Berkeley Museum of Paleontolgy .

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA. - The sixth largest natural history museum in America

Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois. - World-class museum; home of "Sue" the T.rex

Chicago Academy of Science, Nature Museum - Nice displays, naturally.

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati, Ohio. - Nice museum; part of the Cincinnati Museum Complex.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH. - Home of the famous Dunkelosteus "terrible fish"

College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum - Features "Utah Raptor" dinosaur

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, Storrs, Conn.

Exhibit Museum of Natural History, University of Michigan - Nice exhibits!

Florida Museum of Natural History, Univ. of FL, Gainsville.

Harvard University Museum Natural History, Cambridge, MA. - Go to Harvard without studying!

Dinosaurs, Honolulu Community College, Honalulu, Hawaii.

Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX. Big fossils from Texas.

Illinois State Museum - Features famous Mazon Creek fossils

Johnson Geology Museum, Emporia, Kansas.

Milwaukee Public Museum of Natural History, WI. - Something interesting brewing here.

National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian), Washington, D.C. - World's largest museum complex

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, CA - Includes index of virtual museums

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science , Albuquerque. - Cool fossils from a hot state

Page Museum of La Brea Tar Pits - You'll get stuck on this one!

Paleontological Research Insitution , Ithaca, NY - Features the PRI "Museum of the Earth". Very educational.

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass. - The oldest continuously operating museum in U.S.

Peabody Museum, Harvard University - Ivy league fossils

Prehistoric Museum, College of Eastern Utah, Price - Features "Hall of Dinosaurs"

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, CA

Southern Utah University Museum - Features an archaeology repository.

The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. - Largest museum complex in the U.S.

Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Oregon

Texas Natural History Museum Collections, Austin, TX

University of Colorado Museum - Nice rocky site, with info on grad programs.

University of Michican Museum of Paleontology, Ann Arbor, MI. - More than Petosky stones.

Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History - This Peabody guy got around!

A gigantic menu of virtually all museums in the U.S.

Museums in Canada

Dinosaur Provincial Park , Alberta, Canada - Cretaceous dinosaur fossils. Hike on over.

Royal British Columbia Museum , Canada - Please bow as you enter.

Royal Ontario Museum , Toronto, Canada - Features famous Burgess Shale Fossils

Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. - A fine museum, Eh?

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario.

Museums Around the World

Albany Museum of Natural History, Africa

Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Austraila - See dinosaurs down under, mate.

National Dinosaur Museum, Australia - More bloody dinos from outback

Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic - Czech out the fossils at this museum

Denmark Museums of Natural History - Have a danish while visiting

Museum of Natural History, London, England - Miss this and you will be in a fog

The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, London, England

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. - Fossils magnifique!

Natural History Museum of Maastricht, Netherlands

Univ. of Pisa, Museum of Natural History, Italy - See neat fossils here, here if you're so inclined

Petersburg Paleontological Laboratory, Russia.

National Museums of Scotland.

Natural History Museum of Sweden Stockholm, Sweden.

Natural History Museum of Berne, Switzerland - Get high on fossils here

Museum Directories

A gigantic menu of museums in the U.S.

Paleoartisans Links to Natural History Museums

UCMP Alphabetical listing of Natural History Museums on the Web

Natural History Magazine's Guide to Natural History Museums. Naturally.

ICOM, International Council of Museums, Sweden - Wear a tie when visiting this site.

Oxford index of museums by Country - Huge directory - features art, history, and science museums, listed by country.

Galaxy Links to Museums (good annotated menu, oriented for children)

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