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Frank H. McClung Museum - Museum of history and natural history located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum of the Chicago Academy of Sciences - Site has educational information and links related to biodiversity and natural history, particularly of the American Midwest.

Smithsonian Institution Natural History Web - Extensive information on public exhibits and research collections at the museum in Washington, DC.

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Museum collections and web resources related to biodiversity, insects, fishes, mollusks, mammals, birds, and reptiles/amphibians.

Yale University Peabody Museum - Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, Connecticut. Best known for its collection of dinosaurs.

American Museum of Natural History, New York - The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent institutions for scientific research and education, with collections of more than 32 million specimens and artifacts.

The Natural History Museum, London, England - Extensive resources for researchers and visitors. Topics on web site include Systematics and Evolution; Faunas and Floras; Biomedical Sciences; Environmental Quality; Earth Materials, History and Processes; and Ecological Patterns and Processes.

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle - France's National Museum of Natural History, in Paris. Web site is mainly in French, but some information is also in English. (Be sure to click on the giraffe on the home page)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley - Permanent collection presents a historical record of mammals and amphibians, with information about their ecology, evolution and geographic distribution. Also has tissue samples for use in molecular studies of evolution, field notes, topographic maps, photographs of specimens and their habitats, original drawings of specimens, and a collection of natural sounds (primarily bird vocalizations) on tape.

Harvard Museum of Natural History - The public museum of three institutions at Harvard University: the Botanical Museum, the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and the Mineralogical and Geological Museum.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (DesertUSA) - Natural history museum near Tucson, Arizona.

Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville - Zoology and vertebrate paleontology.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, California - Third largest natural science & cultural history museum in the US, with more than 35 million artifacts and specimens. Animal dioramas, dinosaur and fossil halls, gem and mineral displays, a hands-on Discovery Center and an Insect Zoo.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry - The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is located in Portland, Oregon.

Illinois State Museum: Exhibits - Take an Online Tour of our physical exhibits at ISM - Springfield .

San Diego Natural History Museum - Explores the biodiversity and evolutionary history of Southern California and Baja California with research, education, exhibits, and community involvement.

The Vermont Whale - University of Vermont exhibit of the bones of a marine whale in the fields of rural Vermont

Oakland Museum of California - Presenting the natural science, history and art of the Golden State.

Pioneer Trails Regional Museum - Bowman, North Dakota - The PTRMs paleontology department is renowned for its discovery of the High Dinosaur, the dinosaur closest to extinction. The PTRM conducts field tours where you can dig for dinosaurs and other fossils in the badlands with our expert paleontologists.

Youth Science Institute - Three nature centers in California's Santa Clara County (Silicon Valley) are dedicated to educating in science through experiential learning with classes for schools groups and individuals and exhibits featuring native animals, geology, dinosaurs, birds, insects, and a variety of natural science topics.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - The Southeast's newest and largest natural history museum features live animals, dinosaurs, whales, walk-through dioramas, science education and research. Online tour and activities.

Cable Natural History Museum - Cable, Wisconsin. Natural History of the North Woods region. Museum information, seasonal observation form, Forest Lab Intern Program.

Swedish Museum of Natural History - Situated in Stockholm, the museum offers public exhibitions, a research department covering biological and geological sciences, extensive collections, and an Omnimax theater and planetarium.

Canadian Museum of Nature - National natural history collections, scientific research in biodiversity, rare elements, and paleobiology, exhibits and educational activities.

The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow - Collection and web images include rocks and minerals, zoological specimens, human anatomical collection, coins and medals.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science - Natural and cultural history exhibits and collections. Also houses an IMAX theatre and the Gates Planetarium. Formerly the Denver Museum of Natural History.

Natural History Museum of Maastricht - One of Belgium's largest natural history museums, with extensive collections in the geology, palaeontology and flora and fauna of southern Limburg and contiguous areas.

Darwin Museum of Natural History (Moscow, Russia) - You can learn many interesting about biodiversity and the stages of nature cognition. Exhibition views, excursions and 3D-surround video of our galleries.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Official site) - Natural history and stewardship of the Sonoran Desert region. Houses a zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden in one place.

Finnish Museum of Natural History - An independent research institution functioning under the University of Helsinki. Collections include botanical, zoological, geological and paleontological specimens from all over the world. Exhibitions, research and collections, publications, and contact information.

Worldwide Museum of Natural History - Online gallery of fossils, butterflies, plant life, gems and minerals, meteorites. Gift shop sells educational materials and museum-quality fossil reproductions.

Amber Museum and Gallery - Discover a world of Baltic (Lithuanian) amber 50 million years old.

Sternberg Museum of Natural History - Exhibit, admission, and membership information for the Fort Hays State University collection. Hays, Kansas.

Explore Your World: Anniston Museum of Natural History - Guide to exhibits, schedule of events, overview of educational programs, membership information, and museum history. Anniston, Alabama.

National Museum of Natural History, Leiden - Founded in 1820, the museum's collection spans almost two centuries and includes animal specimens, stones, minerals and fossils.

University of Oregon Museum of Natural History - The museum links public programs and exhibits with strong archaeological and ethnographic collections and research on the archaeology of Oregon. Includes details about exhibits, schedules, research, tours and trips, membership, and educational programs.

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Provides education materials, threatened and endangered species searches, coloring books for children and online exhibits.

Museu Dom Bosco - Collection and location information for the archaeological, mineralogical, and zoological remains of the Bororo, Xavante and Carajá tribes of Brazil. In Portuguese and English.

Cyprus Museum of Natural History - Museum collection includes the flora, fauna and geology of Cyprus with over 2500 exhibits.

The Genomic Revolution - An overview of the genomics exhibition presented at the American Museum of Natural History.

Pearls - Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History. Weaves science, art, literature, history, andjewelry into the story of pearl-forming mollusks.

The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago - Founded in 1893, one of the world's great natural history museums, with a world-renowned scientific staff and collections of more than 20 million specimens and cultural objects. Extensive web site on topics in biology, paleontology, anthropology, and history.