Research at the museum

The museum’s scientific interest lies in identifying and describing the diverse fauna of earth and its history.

Our comprehensive collection provides the basis for this research and is constantly being extended through national and international excavations.

Current Research Projects

Fossils from the Jurassic Sea

Newly described viper Macrovipera razii from Iran


Detail  of the lynx (Lynx lynx), last shot in the Harz mountains in 1818


Kuratorin Claudia Kamcke in der Vogelbalg-Sammlung

Provenance Research