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Butterfly and Insect Museum - Located in La Ceiba, Honduras. Contains 9000 butterflies, moths and other insects from Honduras and around the world.

The Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia, world's leader in freshwater science research and biodiversity research, museum hosts dinosaurs, fossils, live butterflies, dioramas, offers environmental science education to adults and students, library and archives.

Museum of Comparative Zoology - Part of the Harvard University Museum of Natural History complex which collects and exhibits the "variety and comparative relationships of animal life."

Botanical Museum - Part of The Finnish Museum of Natural History, its world-wide collecting activities add more than 22,000 specimens per year (vascular plants, cryptogams and fungi). Includes floristic database of Finland and some adjacent territories.

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.

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.

Timiriazev State Museum of Biology - Moscow, Russia museum containing extensive and diverse biological collection. Web site introduces collections.

American Museum of Natural History - One of the world's top 10 institutions for scientific research and education in systematic biology, with collections of more than 32 million specimens and artifacts. Major educational resource in biology. Use the site map to find your way around the Web site.

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.

Frost Entomological Museum - Insect collection contains over 500,000 specimens for 10,000 different species. Extensive microscopic slide collection available to researchers. Part of Pennsylvania State University Department of Entomology. Limited Web presence.

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

California Academy of Sciences - Natural History Museum - Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Includes Natural History Museum, Morrison Planetarium and Steinhart Aquarium all in one location. Natural History Museum is one of the world's top 10 systematic biology institutes with major research collections.

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 provides direct access to collections database.

The Field Museum - One of the world top 10 museums and centers for education and research in the natural sciences. Noted strengths include evolutionary biology, paleontology, archaeology and ethnography. Zoology is the largest curatorial department, with more than 17 million specimens. Major public exhibits include most complete Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur. Tour exhibits via the Web.

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 Web. Excellent educational site.

The Australian Museum, Sydney - Australia's original natural history museum. Covers anthropology, earth & environment, invertebrates and vertebrates. Major research collections with Australasian focus. Good education site. Tour exhibits via the Web.

Humboldt University of Berlin, Natural History Museum - Major German research and teaching museum. Important historical collections in systematic zoology, palaeontology, and mineralogy. Major public exhibits including dinosaurs and Archaeopteryx, one of the earliest fossil birds known. Mostly German language site, some English pages.

Essig Museum of Entomology - The collection component of the California Insect Survey, with approx. 4.5 million specimens. Berkeley campus University of California.

Museo Entomologico Mariposas del Mundo - Entomological Museum Butterflies of the World - Information about the Museum and its collections of butterflies, beetles and exotic arthropods from around the world, butterfly conservation. Advertises the book - Mariposas Argentinas, events, and Museum associates.

Ecomuseum - Information and events on this educational wildlife park located on the Island of Montréal. Also available in French.