Pakistan Museum of Natural History

     
     
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What We Do:

  • There are more than 30 scientists and other professionals engaged in research pertaining to the natural wealth of Pakistan.
  • PMNH scientists/researchers collect, preserve, label and catalogue natural history specimens (plants, animals, rocks, minerals and fossils) as a reference material according to the standardized procedure.
  • PMNH scientists contribute towards discovery of new species of animals, fossils and plants.
  • PMNH scientists publish research outcomes in the national and international journals.
  • PMNH collaborates with various R&D and academic organizations of foreign countries such as China, France, Italy, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, UK and USA for research activities.
  • PMNH displays the natural history of Pakistan through 3-D dioramas, galleries and various exhibits.
  • PMNH regularly publishs the natural history brochures, leaflets, bulletins, books and posters for mass education.
  • PMNH organizes symposia/workshops/conferences related to the natural history issues on regular basis. Celebration of different international days is a regular feature of PMNH activities.
  • PMNH facilitates in setting-up the new museums. Establishment of National Museum of Science and Technology Lahore, Maritime Museum Karachi, Children Complex Lahore and Science Center Faisalabad are some of the examples on its credit.

What We Offer:

  • PMNH offers scientific experties on Geological, Botanical and Zoological expeditions, exploration, collection, preservation and curation as well as taxidermy and model preparation.
  • Provides services in the identification of plants, animals, minerals, rocks, fossils, precious and semi-precious stones.
  • Provides technical assistance in the establishment of new museums/natural history corners and organizing large scale scientific exhibitions and expos.
  • Provides services of popular scientific lectures / films shows to schools, colleges and universities etc.