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Nature Information Center

Ask us your questions about natural history, geology or palaeontology.


Initiative Report

Bringing together Naturalis’ ideas on innovation

Species of the day

Opening times

Until the end of 2018 the museum will be closed for a large-scale renovation. In the meantime temporary exhibitions will be open to the public in our entrance building (Pesthuis). Our current temporary exhibition, T. rex in Town, is open until the 6th of June 2017.


Our scientific research aims to understand the development of biodiversity and the interaction between species. The natural history collection of Naturalis Biodiversity Center is the 5th largest in the world with 37 million objects.

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