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Science and Natural History Museums Listed by Location


Academy of Natural Sciences; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Adams Museum; Deadwood, South Dakota

Alabama Museum of Natural History; Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Alamannenmuseum in Ellwangen; Ellwangen, Germany

Alaska Museum of Natural History; Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska SeaLife Center; Seaward, Alaska

Albany Museum Natural History Museum; Grahamstown, South Africa

Alexandria Archaeology Museum; Alexandria, Virginia

Amazement Square--The Rightmire Children's Museum; Lynchburg, Virginia

American Museum of Natural History; New York, New York

American Museum of Science and Energy; Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Anniston Museum of Natural History; Anniston, Alabama

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum; Tucson, Arizona

Armagh Planetarium and Science Center; Armagh, Northern Ireland

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park/University of Nebraska State Museum

At Bristol; Bristol, England

Auburn University Natural History Museum and Learning Center; Auburn, Alabama

Aurora Fossil Museum; Aurora, North Carolina

Australian Museum; Sydney, Australia


Bernard Price Institute for Paleontological Research Museum, University of the Witwatersrand; Johannesburg, South Africa

Bishop Museum; Honolulu, Hawaii

Black Hills Museum of Natural History; Hill City, South Dakota

Bloomfield Science Museum; Jerusalem, Israel

Bob Cambell Geology Museum, Clemson University; Clemson, South Carolina

Botanical Museum, Finnish Museum of Natural History; Helsinki, Finland

Bradbury Science Museum; Los Alamos, New Mexico

Brigham Young Earth Science Museum;Provo, Utah

At Bristol; Bristol, England

British Museum; London, England

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History; Bakersfield, California

Burpee Museum of Natural History;  Rockford, Illinois

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture; Seattle, Washington


Calvert Marine Museum; Solomons, Maryland

Cambridge University Museum of Zoology; Cambridge, England

Canadian Museum of Nature; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Cantonal Museum of Geology; Lausanne, Switzerland

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Carolina Raptor Center; Huntersville, North Carolina

Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens; El Paso, Texas

Charleston Museum; Charleston, South Carolina

Chicago Academy of Sciences; Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry; Chicago, Illinois

Children's Museum of South Carolin; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Chilren's Museum of Virginia; Portsmouth, Virginia

City of Chula Vista Nature Center; Chula Vista, California

Cleveland Museum of Natural History; Cleveland, Ohio

Coastal Discovery Museum; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Coca-Cola Space Science Center; Columbus, Georgia

Colorado University Museum of Natural History; Boulder, Colorado

College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum; Price, Utah

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center at the University of Connecticut; Storrs, Connecticut

Courtenay and District Museum Paleo Center

Croatian Natural History Museum; Zagreb, Croatia


Dakota Dinosaur Museum; Dickinson, North Dakota

Dallas Museum of Natural History

Dan O'Laurie Museum; Moab, Utah

Deutsches Museum; Munich, Germany

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur Land; White Post, Virginia "outdoor prehistoric forest"

Dinosaur Museum; Aathal, Switzerland

Dinosaur Museum; Blanding, Utah

Dinosaur Park; Munchehagen, Germany

Dinosaur Valley Museum; Grand Junction, Colorado

Dinosaur Walk Museum; Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Discovery Science Center; Santa Ana, California


Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery, Penn State; University Park, Pennsylvania

EdVenture Children's Museum; Columbia, South Carolina

Elachee Nature Science Center; Gainesville, Georgia

Elberton Granite Museum and Exhibit; Elberton, Georgia

Emporia State University Museum; Emporia, Kansas

Essig Museum of Entomology; Berkeley, California

Eureka!  The Museum for Children; Halifax, England

Everhart Museum; Scranton, Pennsylvania

Exploris; Raleigh, North Carolina


Fascinate-U Children's Museum; Fayetteville, North Carolina

Fernbank Museum of Natural History; Atlanta, Georgia

Fernbank Science Center; Atlanta, Georgia

Field Museum of Natural History; Chicago, Illinois

Florence Museum of Art, Science, and History; Florence, South Carolina

Florence Museum of Natural History; Florence, Italy

Florida Museum of Natural History; Gainesville, Florida

Frank H. McClung Museum; Knoxville, Tennessee

Franklin Institute Science Museum; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Frisco Native American Museum and Natural History Center; Frisco, North Carolina

Frost Entomological Institute, Penn State; University Park, Pennsylvania

Fukouka Science Museum; Fukuoka, Japan

Fukui Prefectural Museum; Fukui City, Fukui, Japan

Fundy Geology Museum; Parsborro, Nova Scotia


Geological Museum; Jerusalem, Israel

Geologisches Museum Munchen; Munich, Germany

Geology Education Museum, University of Natal; Durban, South Africa

GeoScience Adventures Inc.; Shell, Wyoming (not a museum, but offers educational workshops and dinosaur quarry tours)

George C. Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits; Los Angeles, California

Gifu Prefectural Museum; Seki City, Gifu, Japan

Glasgow Science Center; Glasgow, Scotland

Grand River Museum; Lemmon, South Dakota

Graves Museum of Archaeology and Natural History; Dania Beach, Florida --now incorporated into
Museum of Discovery and Science; Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Grout Museum of History and Science (Grout Museum District); Waterloo, Iowa

Gunma Museum of Natural History; Maebashi, Gunma, Japan


Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum; Ramat-Gan, Israel

Harvard Museum of Natural History; Cambridge, Massachusetts

Haus der Natur; Salzburg, Austria

Haus der Natur; Cismar, Germany

The Health Adventure:  Asheville's Family Health and Science Museum; Asheville, North Carolina

Heureka--The Finnish Science Center; Vantaa, Finland

The High Desert Museum; Bend Oregon

Highlands Biological Station; Highlands, North Carolina

Historical Museum of Hokkaido; Sapporor, Hokkaido, Japan

Hooper Virtual Paleontology Museum

Houston Museum of Natural History; Houston, Texas

Humbolt State University Natural History Museum; Humbolt, California

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Natural History Museum; Berlin, Germany

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery; University of Glasgow; Glasgow, Scotland


Ibaraki Nature Museum; Ibaraki, Japan

Idaho Museum of Natural History; Pocatello, Idaho

Illinois State Museum

Imagination Station Science Museum; Wilson, North Carolina

The Imaginarium; Anchorage, Alaska

Ingram Planetarium (Museum of Coastal Carolina); Sunset Beach, North Carolina

Inspire--Norwich's Hands-On Science Centre; Norwich, England

Institute and Museum of History of Science; Florence, Italy

Institute of Mineralogy, University of Wurzburg; Wurzburg, Germany

Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences; Cracow, Poland

International Wldlife Museum; Tucson, Arizona

Iredell Museums; Statesville, North Carolina

Israel National Museum of Science; Haifa, Israel 

Iwaki City Coal and Fossil Museum; Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan


James Madison University Mineral Museum; Harrisonburg, Virginia

John Hutchings Museum of Natural History; Lehi, Utah

Johnston Geology Museum; Emporia, Kansas


KidSenses Children's InterACTIVE Museum; Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Kindermuseum Nurnberg (Children's Museum); Nuremberg, Germany

Kitakyushu Museum and Institute of Natural History; Kitakyushu, Japan

Kobe Science Museum; Kobe, Japan

Koke'e Natural History Museum; Island of Kaua'i, Hawai'i

Kyoto Municipal Science Center for Youth; Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto National Museum; Kyoto, Japan


Lafayette Natural History Museum; Lafayette, Louisiana

Lapworth Museum of Geology, University of Birmingham; Birmingham, England

Las Cruces Museum of  Natural History; Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Vegas Natural History Museum; Las Vegas, Nevada

Lindsay Wildlife Museum; Walnut Creek, California

Louisiana State Museum of Natural History, Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Man and the Living World Museum; Ramat-Gan, Israel

Manchester Museum; Manchester, England

McKinney Geological Teaching Museum; Boone, North Carolina

Melbourne Museum; Melbourne, Australia

Mesa Southwest Museum; Mesa, Arizona

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum; Tucumcari, New Mexico

Miami Museum of Science; Miami, Florida

Miles Mineral Museum, Eastern New Mexico University; Portales, New Mexico

Miller Museum of Geology, Queen's University; Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Milwaukee Public Museum; Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Minerology-Geology Museum, University of Oslo; Oslo, Norway

Mini-Museum of Geology and Natural History, West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey; Morgantown, West Virginia

Miyazaki Prefectural Museum of Nature and History; Kashihara-shi, Nara, Japan

Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum, BYU Campus; Provo, Utah

Montshire Museum of Science; Norwich, Vermont

Morris Museum; Morristown, New Jersey

Morrison Natural History Museum; Morrison, Colorado

Musée du Séminaire de Sherbrooke; Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

Musee national d'histoire naturelle; Luxembourg, Switzerland

Museo de la Cience y el Agua; Murcia, Spain

Museo Miramon Kutxa Espacio de la Ciencia; San Sebastián (Guipuzkoa), Spain

Museo Mundo de Ambar; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia; Madrid, Spain

Museo di Storia Naturale, Universita di Pisa; Certosa, Calci, Italy

Museo de la Ciencia i de la Tecnica de la Catalunya; Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain

Museo Participativo de Ciencias; Buenos Aires

Museon; The Hague, Netherlands

Museu da Lourinha; Lourinha, Portugal

Museu de la Ciencias de Castilla-La Mancha; La Mancha, Spain

Museu de les Ciencies "Principe Felipe"; Valcencia, Spain

Museu Municipal do Funchal (Historia Natural); Madeira Islands, Portugal

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de la Ville de Geneve; Geneva, Switzerland

Museum fur Naturkunde; Berlin, Germany

Museum of Art and Science; Beer-Sheva, Israel

Museum of Coastal Carolina; Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina

Museum of Discovery and Science; Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Museum of Evolution, Palace of Culture and Science; Warszawa, Poland

Museum of Jurassic Technology; Culver City, California

Museum of Life and Science; Durham, North Carolin

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle; Paris, France

Museum of Arts ans Sciences; Macon, Georgia

Museum of the History of Science; Oxford, England

Museum of Natural History; Gothenburg, Sweden

Museum of Natural History; Providence, Rhode Island

Museum of Natural History, Tohoku University; Sendai, Japan

Museum of Natural History and Science; Cincinnati, Ohio

Museum of Mineralogy, School of Mines; Paris, France

Museum Reich der Kristalle; Munich, Germany

Museum of the Rockies; Bozeman, Montana

Museum of Science; Boston, Massachusetts

Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, New Mexico

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology; Berkeley, California

Museum Mensch und Natur; Munich, Germany

Museum Victoria; Melbourne, Australia

Mutter Museum, College of Physicians of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Nagoya City Museum; Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Nagoya City Science Museum; Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

National Dinosaur Museum; Canberra, Australia

National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium; Dubuque, Iowa

National Museum of Australia; Canberra, Australia

National Museum of Kenya; Nairobi, Kenya

National Museum of Natural History; Leiden, Netherlands

National Museum of Natural History at Tel-Aviv Univeristy; Tel-Aviv, Israel

National Museum of Natural Science; Taipei, Taiwan

National Science Center; Augusta, Georgia

National Space Center; Leicester, England

Natur-Museum Luzern; Lucerne, Switzerland

Natural History Museum; Berne, Switzerland

Natural History Museum; London, England

Natural History Museum; Toulouse, France

Natural History Museum; Vienna, Austria

Natural History Museum and Botanical Gardens; Oslo, Norway

Natural History Museum and Institute; Chuo-ku, Chiba, Japan

Natural History Museum, Eastern New Mexico Museum; Portales, New Mexico

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; Los Angeles, California

Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks; Tupperlake, New York

Natural History Museum of Crete; Crete

Natural History Museum of Maastricht; Masstricht, Limburg, Netherlands

Natural History Museum, University of Massachusetts; Amherst, Massashusetts

Naturhistorisches Museum Nurnberg; Nuremberg, Germany

Naturkunde-Museum Bamberg; Bamberg, Germany

Natuur Museum; Rotterdam, Netherlands

Navet; Boras, Sweden

Neanderthal Museum; Mettmann, Germany

NEMO; Amsterdam, Netherlands

New England Aquarium; Boston, Massachusetts

New England Science Center; Worcester, Massachusetts

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science; Albuquerque, New Mexico

New York State Museum; Albany, New York

North American Museum of Ancient Life; Lehi, Utah

North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences; Raleigh, North Carolina

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Oakland Museum of California; Oakland, California

Old Trail Museum; Choteau, Montana

Onslow County Museum; Richlands, North Carolina

Orange County Natural History Museum; Laguna Niguel, California
no website available

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry; Portland, Oregon

Osaka Museum of Natural History; Osaka, Japan

Oxford University Museum of Natural History; Oxford, England


Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History; Pacific Grove, California

Pakistan Museum of Natural History; Islamabad, Pakistan

Palais de la decouverte; Paris, France

Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Science; Moscow, Russia (link through Berkeley)

Paleontological Research Institution; Ithaca, New York

Paleontologisches Museum Munchen; Munich, Germany

Paleontology Museum; Oslo, Norway

Paunsagaunt Wildlife Museum; Paguitch, Utah

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology; Cambridge, Massachusetts

Perkins Museum of Geology; Burlington, Vermont

Petaluma High Wildlife and Natural Science Museum; Petaluma, California
no website available

Petersburg Paleontological Museum; St. Petersburg, Russia

Philadelphia Insectarium; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pioneer Trails Regional Museum; Bowman, North Dakota

Pratt Museum; Homer Alaska

Pratt Museum, Amherst College; Amherst, Massachusetts

Provincial Museum of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Queensland Museum; Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Queensland Museums of Natural Environment and Cultural Heritage; Queensland, Australia

Questacon--The National Science and Technology Center; Canberra, Australia


Rankin Museum of American and Natural History; Ellerbe, North Carolina

Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology, Webb Schools; Claremont, California

Redpath Museum, McGill University; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Reiskrater-Museum Nordlingen; Nordlinger, Germany

Robeson Planetarium and Science Center; Lumberton, North Carolina

Roper Mountain Science Center; Greenville, South Carolina

Rocky Mount Children's Museum; Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Brussels, Belgium

Royal British Columbia Museum; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Royal Museum for Central Africa; Tervuren, Congo

Royal Ontario Museum; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Royal Saskatchewan Museum; Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Royal Tyrrell Museum; Drumheller, Alberta, Canada


Salzwelten; Bad Durnberg, Austria

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History; Norman, Oklahoma

San Diego Natural History Museum; San Diego, California

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History; Santa Barbara, California

Santa Cruz City Museum of Natural History; Santa Cruz, California

Satrosphere; Aberdeen, Scotland

Science Museum; London, England

Science Museum; Tokyo, Japan

Science Museum of Minnesota; St. Paul, Minnesota

Science Museum of Virginia; Richmond, Virginia

Scienceworks and the Melbourne Planetarium; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Scitech Discovery Center; Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Senckenberg Natural History Museum; Frankfurt, Germany

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences; Cambridge, England

Sierra College Museum of Natural History; Rocklin, California

Smithsonian -- National Museum of Natural History; Washington D. C.

Smithsonian Institution Conservation Research Center; Front Royal, Virginia

Smithsonian Institution Paleobiology Department; Washington D. C.

South Carolina State Museum; Columbia, South Carolina

Staatliche Museen fur Naturkunde; Baden-Wurtemberg, Germany

South African Museum; Cape Town, South Africa

South Australian Museum; Adelaide, South Australia

Spartanburg Science Center; Spartanburg, South Carolina

St. Louis Science Center; St. Louis, Missouri

Staatliche Museen fur Naturkunde; Stuttgart, Germany

Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns; Munich, Germany

State Darwin Museum of Natural History; Moscow, Russia

Sternberg Museum of Natural History; Hays, Kansas

Strecker Museum, Baylor University; Waco, Texas

Swedish Museum of Natural History; Stockholm, Sweden


Tallahassee Museum of Science and Natural History; Tallahassee, Florida

Tate Geological Museum, Casper College; Casper, Wyoming

Techniquest; Cardiff Bay, Wales

Technopolis; Flanders, Belgium

Technorama; Winterthur, Switzerland

Teknikens Hus; Lulea, Sweden

Tekniska museet (Museum of Science and Technology); Stockholm, Sweden

Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History; Austin, Texas

Teylers Museum; Haarlem, Netherlands

Tietomaa Science Center; Oulu, Finland

Tokushima Prefectural Museum; Naruto-shi, Tokushima, Japan

Tom Tits Experiment; Sodertalje, Sweden

Tottori Prefectural Museum; Tottori-shi, Tottori, Japan

Transvaal Museum of Natural History; Pretora, South Africa

Tulane University Museum of Natural History; Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Tromso University Museum; Tromso, Norway


U. C. Berkeley Museum of Paleontology; Berkeley, California

Union Station Museum of Natural History; Ogden, Utah

University of Alaska Museum; Fairbanks, Alaska

University of Alberta Museum of Zoology; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

University of Colorado Museum; Boulder, Colorado

University of Copenhagen Museums of Natural History; Copenhagen, Denmark

University of Georgia Museum of Natural History; Athens, Georgia

University of Kansas Museum of Natural History; Lawrence, Kansas

University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology: Ann Arbor, Michigan

University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology; Ann Arbor, Michigan

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology; Ann Arbor, Michigan

University of Nebraska State Museum; Lincoln, Nebraska

University of Oregon Museum of Natural History; Eugene, Oregon

University of Texas Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory

University of Wisconsin Geology Museum; Madison, Wisconsin

Urwelt-Museum Oberfranken; Bayreuth, Germany

Utah Field House of Natural History State Park; Vernal, Utah

Utah Museum of Natural History; Salt Lake City, Utah


Vanderbilt Museum; Centerport, New York

Virginia Air and Space Center; Hampton, Virginia

Virginia Discovery Museum; Charlottesville, Virginia

Virginia Marine Science Museum; Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Museum of Natural History; Martinsville, Virginina

Vitensenteret; Trondheim, Norway

Voralberger Naturschau Dornbirn; Dornbirn, Austria


Weinman Mineral Museum; Cartersville, Georgia

Western Australian Museum; Perth, Western Australia

Western North Carolina Nature Center; Asheville, North Carolina

Whale Museum; Friday Harbour, Washington

Whipple Museum of the History of Science; Cambridge, England

Wildlife Center of Virginia; Waynesboro, Virginia

Worldwide Museum of Natural History; virtual museum

Wyoming Dinosaur Center; Thermopolis, Wyoming


Xperiment Huset; Vaxjo, Sweden


Yale University Peabody Museum; New Haven, Connecticut

Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum; Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan

Yokohama Science Museum; Yokohama, Japan

Youth Science Institute; Santa Clara County, California

Yukon Tourism/Paleontology


Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam; Amsterdam, Netherlands

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen; Copenhagen, Denmark

Zoologische Staatssammlung Munchen; Munich, Germany

Professional and Amateur Paleontology Societies:

Alberta Paleontological Society

Amateur Paleontology Societies

Austin Paleontological Society

Central Texas Paleontological Society

Dallas Paleontology Society

Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

Dinosaur Society

Dry Dredgers

Dutch Paleontology Website

Florida Fossil Hunters

Florida Paleontological Society, Inc.

International Organisation of Palaeobotany

Kentucky Paleontological Society

New York Paleontological Society

Palaeontological Association

The Paleontographical Society

The Paleobiological Fund

Paleontological Society

Paleontological Society of South Africa

Paleontology Division, Geological Association of Canada

Paleontology Society Links

The Pander Society

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Website

South African Society for Amateur Paleontologists

Southern California Paleontological Society

Wichita Paleontological Society

Sites for Educators:

Curricular Resources

Death of the Dinosaurs WebQuest

Dinosaur Resources for K-12

Enchanted Learning Software--an excellent site!!

Prehistoric Animal WebQuest

Other Paleo Sites:

Dinosaur Database

Dinosaur Interplanetary Gazette

Dinosaur World

Dinosaur University; Auburn Geology Department

Dinotreker Miniatures and Newsletter

Discovering Dinosaurs -- Encyclopedia Britannica

Earth Science Links

Fossil Collections of the World

Fossil Hunter's Guide

Guide to Dinosaur Sites in Colorado

How to prepare for a career in paleontology

Internet Biodiversity Science

Internet Public Library

Jeff's Journal of Dinosaur Paleontology

Matt's Paleo Pages

Paleo Links

Paleo Links

Paleo Links


Paleontology Discussion Group


Scotty:  The T. rex at Eastend, Saskatchewan

Texas Dinosaurs -- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

U. S. Geological Society

Virtual Library:  Evolution (Biosciences)

Walking with Dinosaurs, BBC On-line

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