State Natural History Museum Braunschweig

Original name(s)

  • (de - German)
Institution Address

Pockelsstraße 10
38106 Braunschweig

Topics of interests

  • Systematic research
  • DNA taxonomy incl. ancient DNA
  • Dinosaur research

Main areas of taxonomic expertise

  • Fossil
  • Recent Reptiles

Type of organisation

Institution Address

Pockelsstraße 10
38106 Braunschweig

Director Representative

Dr.Christina Barilaro


Structure Chart

url :
file : organigramm_3landesmuseen.pdf.pdf

Governing & Executive bodies





Staff fields

staff_year of reference2017
staff total43.0
scientific staff (permanent)4.0
scientific staff (non permanent)3.0
scientific staff post doc (non permanent)3.0
scientific staff collections (permanent)6.0
staff collection managers technicians (permanent)8.0
staff collection managers technicians (non permanent)1.0
staff administrative (permanent)3.0
staff administrative (non permanent)3.0
staff exhibitions (permanent)5.0
staff exhibitions (non permanent)1.0

General Description

  • Vertebrate Palaeontology (excavations in Europe and Africa)
  • Phylogeny and taxonomy of snakes (Europe, Africa, Middle East)
  • Ancient DNA (Mammoth and other extinct animals)



Link of the Research page : Research page 

Link of the Annual report :

Research Fields

  • Anthropology / Physical anthropology (46.20.00)

Research Initiative

Activities and outreach with Universities

Yes, teaching biology at Braunschweig University


Activities and outreach with other public



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