Pakistan Museum of Natural History

Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) Islamabad, was established in 1976, under Science Foundation (Ministry of Science and Technology Govt of Pakistan). the Museum has four Divisions, namely, Botanical, Zoological, Earth Sciences and Public Services. The first three divisions are engaged in the collection, identification and research activities related to plants, animals, fossils, rocks and minerals resources of Pakistan. The scientists, artists, designers are also responsible for science education and creating awareness about environment and conservation through dioramas, exhibits, lectures, workshop, seminar, posters, shows etc. PMNH also provides consultancy and advisory services to public and private sector. More

The distinction of PMNH lies not only in research but also in implementing mass education and awareness about conservation of biodiversity and environmental issues through 3-dimensional displays and dioramas, a source of attraction for all ages, children and adults, illiterate or the professional scholars. The scientific information is translated in the form of an easy-to-understand and attractive medium so that the information not only reaches general public but is also easily understood and digested by them. Usually such mass communication medium is in the form of 3-dimensional diorama, which are visually quite attractive and information





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