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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
http://www.amnh.org/
Belmont Bay Life Science Center 
Information about development of state of the art, hands-on science center located in Northern Virginia focusing on teaching and experiencing the life sciences. Due to open in 2005.
http://www.bblsc.org
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.
http://www.helsinki.fi/kmus/
Botanical Museum at Harvard 
Part of the Harvard University Museum of Natural History. Collects and exhibits botanical specimens, products and artifacts. Contains an extensive paleobotanical collection, particularly Precambrian material. Famous for its collection of glass flower
http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/museum_botanical.html
Butterfly and Insect Museum 
Located in La Ceiba, Honduras. Contains 9000 butterflies, moths and other insects from Honduras and around the world.
http://www.hondurasbutterfly.com/
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.
http://www.calacademy.org/
Ecomuseum 
Information and events on this educational wildlife park located on the Island of Montréal. Also available in French.
http://www.ecomuseum.ca/
Essig Museum of Entomology 
The collection component of the California Insect Survey, with approx. 4.5 million specimens. Berkeley campus University of California.
http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/essig/
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.
http://www.ento.psu.edu/home/Frost/index.html
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 langu
http://www.museum.hu-berlin.de/
Museo Entomologico Mariposas del Mundo - Entomological Museum Butterflies of the 
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.
http://www.mariposasdelmundo.com
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."
http://www.mcz.harvard.edu/
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 websit
http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/mvz/
Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center 
University of Kansas, Lawrence. Holds major research and teaching collections in most areas of biology. Includes a division of Informatics with skills in numerical taxonomy and collections management software. Some public exhibits.
http://nhm.ukans.edu/
Riceworld Museum 
Exhibits feature studies of rice, including biotechnology and rice, rice ecosystems and population and rice. Located at the International Rice Research Insitute (IRRI) in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. Web pages provide virtual tour of the museum.
http://www.riceworld.org/rwopen.html
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
http://www.sdnhm.org/
State Darwin Museum 
Moscow, Russia natural history museum. Exhibits on zoogeography, development of scientific thought, evolution of species, Darwin history and biodiversity. Details on exhibits, panoramic movie of macro evolution exhibit. Russian/English
http://www.darwin.museum.ru/site_bac/defengl.htm
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.
http://www.acnatsci.org/
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.
http://www.austmus.gov.au/index.cfm
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 m
http://www.fmnh.org/
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.
http://www.mnh.si.edu/
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
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/
The Newfoundland Insectarium 
Located at Reidville, Newfoundland. Exhibits and collects unusual and rare insect varieties from around the world, including many living specimens in terrariums and aquariums.
http://www.newfoundlandinsectarium.nf.net/
The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum 
The Zoological Museum at Tring, Hertfordshire, UK is a well preserved example of an 18-19th century zoological collection. Now with added educational facilities.
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/museum/tring
Timiriazev State Museum of Biology 
Moscow, Russia museum containing extensive and diverse biological collection. Web site introduces collections.
http://www.museum.ru/timiryazev/default.htm
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.
http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/uamz.hp/uamz.html
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.
http://www.ummz.lsa.umich.edu/
World Forestry Center Museum, Washington Park, Portland, Oregon 
Museum of the World Forestry Center. Includes information on the public exhibits, education programs and a related teachers guide.
http://www.worldforestry.org/museum.html