Four departments (zoology, botany, geology, mineralogy), 30 curators and professional staff and over 2 mil. specimens mostly collected in Croatia and neighbouring areas, are making CNHM a place that engage public and scientists alike. CNHM is part of both national cultural and scientific networks. Amongst most interesting collections are those of Krapina Neanderthal hominids (largest […]


July 21, 2016

Croatian Natural History Museum and eight partners from six EU countries have succesfully applied for funding on EU LIFE financial instrument. Project „Collective Actions for Improving the Conservation Status of the EU Sea Turtle Populations – LIFE EUROTURTLES“ worth 5.1 milion Euro will be co-funded with 74% by funds of EU LIFE program. Project will have duration of five years and is coordinated by Croatian Natural History Museum. The official start of the project will be on 1. September 2016.