Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

This Branch of the Museum is home to a number of biological specimen collections, totalling over 17 million specimens. These collections document biodiversity and its distribution and serve as a resource for research and education.


Mammalogy, Ichthyology, Herpetology and Ornithology.

Biological Tissue

A resource for the investigation of phylogenetics and more.

Natural Science Event

Discover a special event held at the museum celebrating science.


Mineralogy, Petrology, Palaeontology and more.


Entomology, Malacology, Arachnology and Marine invertebrates.


Exploring biodiversity is fundamental to what we do.