National Museum of Natural History and Science, University of Lisbon

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Full title

National Museum of Natural History and Science, University of Lisbon

Description

The National Museum of Natural History and Science dates from 1768. It was integrated in the University of Lisbon since its foundation in 1911 (http://www.mnhnc.ul.pt ). The Museum holds scientific collections on botany, zoology, anthropology, geology and paleontology, totaling over 620,000 specimens. Its Botanical Garden and 19th century Astronomical Observatory are national monuments. The Museum also preserves and studies important collections of scientific instruments dating from the 16th to 20th centuries and holds significant historical documentation related to some of the most important scientific institutions in Portugal. The Museum is fully engaged in the mission of documenting the diversity of natural world, making first hand science through innovative R&D in the life sciences and history of science, and promoting scientific culture through the accessibility of its collections, as well as through exhibitions, educational programmes and hands-on activities.

Email

geral@museus.ul.pt

Phone

+351 213921800

Primary contacts

Technical contact
Luis Filipe Lopes
Rua da Escola Politécnica 56/58 - 1250-102 Lisboa - Portugal +351 213921855
Administrative contact
Professor José Pedro Sousa Dias
Chair of the Board
Rua da Escola Politécnica 56/58 - 1250-102 Lisboa - Portugal +351 210443457
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Address

National Museum of Natural History and Science, University of Lisbon Rua da Escola Politécnica 56/58 1250-102 Lisboa Portugal +351 213921800

Website

http://www.mnhnc.ul.pt

Endorsed by

GBIF Portugal

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