Pyrite threatens a palaeontological treasure: the mammoth of Dendermonde, part of our collection. Museum employees and volunteers come together to restore the skeleton.
We need your support to help 'Ben', an authentic and almost complete plateosaurus, move into our Dinosaur Gallery. Donate and join the Plateoteam!
She was an insect studies pioneer, explorer and artist. Her work inspired Linnaes and Goethe, and was collected by Peter The Great. Publisher Lannoo pays tribute to Maria Sibylla Merian with a facsimile of Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, her masterpiece.
Our technicians are making great progress on the preparation of our very own Plateosaurus skeleton. Since the arrival the extraordinary specimen in May, one third of the bones have been prepared for display.
Google together with the Museum of Natural Sciences and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world, has launched a new online experience, allowing people to come face to face with fascinating specimens and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural his