State Museum of Nature and Man Oldenburg

Original name(s)
    Institution Address

    Damm 38-44
    Oldenburg 26135

    Main areas of taxonomic expertise

    • Ornithology
    • Entomology

    Type of organisation

    Institution Address

    Damm 38-44
    Oldenburg 26135

    Director Representative

    Dr.Christina Barilaro


    Structure Chart

    url :
    file : structural_chart_oldenburg.pdf

    Governing & Executive bodies

    The LMNM has 3 departments: Natural History, Archaeology, Ethnology.

    There are Heads of Department for Natural History (= Deputy) and Ethnology (= Director). Beside these the Dep. of Natural History an the Dep. of Ethnology have 1 scientific member of staff each. There are workshops available for taxidermy and restoration.




    Staff fields

    staff_year of reference2019
    staff total35.0
    scientific staff (permanent)2.0
    scientific staff collections (permanent)3.0
    staff collection managers technicians (permanent)3.0
    staff administrative (permanent)26.0
    staff administrative (non permanent)1.0

    General Description

    Research Fields

    • Anthropology / Physical anthropology (46.20.00)

    Research Initiative

    Activities and outreach with Universities

    Cooperation with the University of Oldenburg, Degree programme “Museums and Exhibitions”, imparting knowledge about topics concerning the work at museums


    Activities and outreach with other public

    Student teachers of biology learning to combine culture with natural science using the example of the State Museum of Nature and Man once a year.



    Kirsten Preuss
    +49 (0)441 / 9244 – 324,

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