Noel Kempff Mercado Museum of Natural History, Santa Cruz

Noel Kempff Mercado Museum of Natural History, Santa Cruz

Noel Kempff Mercado Museum of Natural History was named after renown Bolivian biologist and conservationist, Noel Kempff. It is a small museum, but features a wide variety of items on display. It specializes in animal and plant specimens, minerals and gems. The museum also features an impressive taxidermy collection of birds, insects and animals typical of Eastern Bolivia.

The museum also has its own laboratory, specialized library and a permanent exhibition of photographs related to biodiversity.

Operation hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 12 noon and 3 pm – 6:30 pm.

The Noel Kempff Mercado Museum of Natural History in Santa Cruz, Bolivia houses animal and plant specimens, minerals and gems, a Spatial Analysis Laboratory, a specialized library, an auditorium, and a permanent biodiversity photography exhibit.

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Sight Name: Noel Kempff Mercado Museum of Natural History
Sight Location: Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Walk in Santa Cruz  

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