Collections

Natural History Museum of Geneva

Museum

Identification
Original name(s)

  • Museum d´histoire naturelle de la ville de Genève (fr - French)
Institution Address


1208  Geneva
CH - Switzerland
info.mhn@ville-ge.ch

Type of organisation

Institution Address


1208 Geneva
CH - Switzerland
info.mhn@ville-ge.ch

Museum (City; Public)

Director Representative

Jacques Ayer

Contact

+41 (0)22 418 6321
jacques.ayer@ville-ge.ch

Structure Chart

Governing & Executive bodies

City of Geneva --> Culture and Sport Department --> Direction of Geneva Natural History Museum Direction board: Jacques Ayer (Dir. gen), Pierre-Henri Heizmann (administrator), Hervé Groscarret (Head of the Public and Exhibitions Unit), Head of Research and Collections Unit (position currently open)

Staff fields

scientific staff collections permanent: 36.0.scientific staff non permanent: 5.0.scientific staff permanent: 36.0.scientific staff post doc non permanent: 2.0.staff administrative non permanent: 13.0;staff total: 129.0

Membership fields

Full member

General Description

Systematique zoology, palaeontology and mineralogy

Link to Research Page

Link to Annual Report

Research Fields

  • Invertebrates
  • Vertebrates
  • Palaeontology and mineralogy

Research Initiative

On-line outreach activitie : : []
other outreach activitie : : ['- Guided tours on demand - school activities (about 20,000 people/year) - Faites comme chez nous: a special exhibition to learn the job of our scientists']
Non academic trainings : : ['We work closely with the Department of Education of Geneva']
Academic trainings : : ['Many of our curators are also teaching at Geneva University and/or supervise Bachelor, Master or PhD students']
General description : : ['- Objectif Sciences International, www.objectif-sciences-international.org/ - Collaborations in science education projects, specially in the field']

Contact

Manager :

Taxonomic Coverage

TaxonomyQuantityDigitization levels (MIDS)Areas and Countries
Level 0 %Level 1 %Level 2 %Level 3 %
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Features

Collection Description

Added_automatically from old website by python script. Original designation : Zoology for Museum of Natural History of the City of Geneva (CH-MHNG)

Collection Abstract

Added_automatically from old website by python script. Original designation : Zoology for Museum of Natural History of the City of Geneva (CH-MHNG)

Collection Staff

Accession Specimens

Size and Digitisation Fields
primary_types_countspecimens_countunits_countother_size_indicatorsowc_size_evaluation
50,00015,000,0000Life pc card :150000000. Life pc recorded : 3000000 (depends on the kind of speciemens (10-20% invertebrates, 100% vertebrates)
Digitisation Fields

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Administration



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