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  • Butterfly Exhibit
  • Insectival -- held at the State Botanical Garden
  • Professor McHugh collecting in the field

Welcome to the Georgia Museum of Natural History

The Georgia Museum of Natural History is an important center of natural history research. 

whale skeletonFor almost a century, the University of Georgia has been a center of research in natural history related to the state, the region, and the world. To a large extent the quality of this research is based upon the information and knowledge associated with the 11 collections affiliated with the Georgia Museum of Natural History. These collections represent research conducted in dozens of fields of study. They are crucial for graduate research and training programs in their respective academic departments. Each year the personnel associated with these collections generate approximately 100 scientific publications and average over $1,500,000 in contracts and grants. The collections themselves represent voucher specimens for the research and the data associated with each of the collections contains an important base for future research. 


The Museum gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm. We are closed on weekends and University holidays. For questions call our front office 706-542-1663.

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