Botswana National Museum

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Full title

Botswana National Museum

Description

As a government department, Botswana National Museum is mandated to protect, preserve and promote Botswana’s cultural and natural heritage for sustainable utilization thereof by collecting, researching, conserving and exhibiting for public education and appreciation. The Natural History Division of the department is aiming towards becoming the national center for natural history collections as well as safeguarding protection of natural heritage sites in Botswana. It deals with nature and the environment and addresses topics such as biodiversity, nature conservation, taxonomy, systematics, evolution and ecology. The museum is responsible for keeping the zoology/botany collections. It is involved in collecting animal/plant specimens, documenting and researching on these specimens , as well as classifying and identifying these specimens and conducting inventories around the country. The museum is serving as a repository for such natural history collections.

Point of contact
Gaogakwe Phorano
+267-3610444
Administrative contact
Gaogakwe Phorano
+267-3610444

Address

Botswana National Museum Private Bag 00114 Gaborone Gaborone South East District Botswana

Endorsed by

Participant Node Managers Committee