The dodo has become the icon of species extinction through human activity.
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Naturalis is European Museum of the Year 2021! Discover the best of nature at the new Naturalis. Step into the world of dinosaurs and stand face to face with T. rex Trix, or find out what The Netherlands looked like during the last Ice Age.
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Our knowledge contributes to biodiversity preservation.
Together, we discover the richness of nature. Whatever you know or feel, there's always more to be enthusiastic about, more to learn and more to investigate.
We are Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Through our impressive collection, knowledge and data, we record all life on Earth. This is important, as our future depends on biodiversity.