Natural History Museum of Ege University

Natural History Museum of Ege University (Turkish: Ege Universitesi Doğa Tarihi Müzesi) is a university museum in İzmir, Turkey. The museum is in the campus of the Ege University next to Faculty of Science at 38°27′31″N 27°13′53″E / 38.45861°N 27.23139°E / 38.45861; 27.23139. The museum was founded in 1973. Between 1973 and 1991 it was an institute of the faculty. After 1991 it became a subunit of the rectorship.

Natural Museum of Ege University
Ege Üniversitesi Doğa Tarihi Müzesi
Natural History Museum of Ege University is located in Turkey
Natural History Museum of Ege University
Location within Turkey
Established1973; 49 years ago (1973)
Coordinates38°27′31″N 27°13′53″E / 38.45861°N 27.23139°E / 38.45861; 27.23139Coordinates: 38°27′31″N 27°13′53″E / 38.45861°N 27.23139°E / 38.45861; 27.23139
TypeNatural History
Collection sizeabout 4000[1]
OwnerEge University

Exhibited itemsEdit

There are 4000 items in the exhibition. There are 6 halls in 2,500 square metres (27,000 sq ft) area.[1]

1. Paleontology (1168 items)
2. Rocks and minerals (811 items)
3. Birds (168 items)
4. Entrance (Turkish fauna) (937 items)
5. General zoology (766 items)
6. Osteology and evolution (81 items)

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