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Biology Museums Websites

The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum
The Zoological Museum at Tring, Hertfordshire, UK is a well preserved example of an 18-19th century zoological collection. Now with added educational facilities.
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/museum/tring

University of Alberta Museum of Zoology
Collections includes vertebrate specimens from around the world and faunal surveys. Focus on Alberta. Primarily research and teaching collection.
http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/uamz.hp/uamz.html

San Diego Natural History Museum
The Museum covers the biodiversity and evolutionary history of southern California and Baja California with significant research collections, education, exhibits and community involvement
http://www.sdnhm.org/

World Forestry Center Museum, Washington Park, Portland, Oregon
Museum of the World Forestry Center. Includes information on the public exhibits, education programs and a related teachers guide.
http://www.worldforestry.org/museum.htm

The Natural History Museum, London, England
The United Kingdom's national museum of natural history is in world top 10. Major research and teaching collections cover botany, entomology, mineralogy, palaeontology and zoology, mainly from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Tour the galleries via the
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

The Newfoundland Insectarium
Located at Reidville, Newfoundland. Exhibits and collects unusual and rare insect varieties from around the world, including many living specimens in terrariums and aquariums.
http://www.newfoundlandinsectarium.nf.net/

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Museum collections and web resources related to biodiversity, insects, fishes, mollusks, mammals, birds, and reptiles/amphibians. Major research and training museum.
http://www.ummz.lsa.umich.edu/

Timiriazev State Museum of Biology
Moscow, Russia museum containing extensive and diverse biological collection. Web site introduces collections.
http://www.museum.ru/timiryazev/default.htm

Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center
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.
http://nhm.ukans.edu/

The National Museum of Natural History - Smithsonian Institution
One of the world's top 10 research collections covering most fields of systematic biology. Comprehensive exhibits. Excellent educational site. Take a virtual tour through the Museum.
http://www.mnh.si.edu/

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
Research institute holding large research and teaching collection of terrestrial vertebrates, including tissue samples for molecular biology research and information about their ecology, evolution and geographic distribution. Research oriented website pr
http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/mvz/

State Darwin Museum
Moscow, Russia natural history museum. Exhibits on zoogeography, development of scientific thought, evolution of species, Darwin history and biodiversity. Details on exhibits, panoramic movie of macro evolution exhibit. Russian/English
http://www.darwin.museum.ru/site_bac/defengl.htm

Riceworld Museum
Exhibits feature studies of rice, including biotechnology and rice, rice ecosystems and population and rice. Located at the International Rice Research Insitute (IRRI) in Los Ba¤os, Laguna, Philippines. Web pages provide virtual tour of the museum.
http://www.riceworld.org/rwopen.html