The museum aims at sharing the scientific knowledge collected by its researchers with the public in general. To this end it has a rich permanent collection including minerals, (robot) dinosaurs, of men and mammoths, mosasauruses, Dino-Dino, evolution of the vertebrates, Belgium's fauna, mammals, north and south pole, whales, shells and insects. The basic collection deals both with a distant past (fossils, the inhabitants of the Cretaceous and the Jurrasic) and with the present (insects, crustaceans, shells, vertebrates, fauna, spiders, mineralogy and environmental care).. A wealth of scientific knowledge gathered during 150 years and presented to visitors in a very modern, lifelike and interactive manner.


Vautierstraat 29
1000 Brussels


+32 2 627 42 38

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