Natural History Museum, Vienna


Original name(s)

  • Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (de - German)
Institution Address

Burgring 7
A-1010  Vienna
AT - Austria

Type of organisation

Institution Address

Burgring 7
A-1010 Vienna
AT - Austria

Museum (Combined)

Director Representative

Prof. Dr.Christian Köberl


+43 1 52177-200

Structure Chart

Governing & Executive bodies

NHM agenda museum NHM agenda board of trustees NHM agenda executive office

Membership fields

Full member

General Description

The composition of the earth and the origins of the universe are current research topics, as are the development and proliferation of primitive plants and animals, biodiversity and genetics. The Museum also carries out research into the earliest manifestations and prehistory of man. The scientific collections, which are amongst the largest and most valuable in the world, are a window onto the diversity of species and feature a wealth of minerals and meteorite and prehistoric remains. The museum houses approximately 30 million specimens and the number is growing, as research trips and digs yield still more discoveries. Anthropology Archive Botany Geology & Paleontology Mineralogy & Petrography Prehistory 1. Zoology (Vertebrates) 2. Zoology (Insects) 3. Zoology (Invertebrates) Central Research Laboratories Scientific Associations Memberships Provenance Researc

Research Fields

    Research Initiative

    On-line outreach activitie : : [['No']]
    other outreach activitie : : ['Numerous programmes']
    Non academic trainings : : [[' (Österreichischer Austauschdienst = Austrian Exchange Service) (Kulturkontakt Austria = Cultural Contact Austria) (wienXtra, Freizeitaktionen = leisure time acitivities, Infos & Beratung für Kinder, Jugendliche & Erwachsene = information and advice for children, youth and adults)']]
    Academic trainings : :

    Quite a number of scientists are teaching at university, attachment “NHM Vienna Annual Report 2012”, page 185-187

    General description : : [['No']]


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