Finnish Museum of Natural History
The Finnish Museum of Natural History is an independent research institution functioning under the University of Helsinki. It is also one of the three central national museums in Finland and responsible for the national collections in its field.
The collections, which include botanical, zoological, geological and paleontological specimens from all over the world, serve research in the fields of biology and geology as well as educational purposes.
Address: Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13
Entrance 10/5 euros
The history of life has exercised the minds of people through millennia. Investigation of the history of life constantly brings new knowledge about past times.
A four-year research project MARZ (Magmatism in the Africa-Antarctica Rift Zone), funded by the Academy of Finland, was launched at the Geological museum in September 2011.
Third Finnish Breeding Bird Atlas (2006-2010) results published
New book about Elachistine moths (Csiro Publishing)