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Regional Museum of Natural History

Established in 1995, Regional Museum of Natural History is situated on the banks of Karanji Lake at the foothills of Chamundi Hills in Mysore. It was started with the objective of illustrating floral, faunal and geological wealth of the southern region of India.

Regional Museum of Natural History highlights the importance of conservation of natural resources through various exhibits. The museum displays biological diversity, life through the ages, ecology, conservation for development and man and the environment. Models of animals like elephant, blue whale, tigers, lions, deer, leopard and dinosaur are also displayed. Children have opportunities to handle, examine and study specimens in its discovery room. Mini-theater, a bioscience lab, a sound booth and bioscience computer room are other features.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Mysore
Location: Siddarthanagar
Phone: +91-821-2447046
Fax: +91-821-2446453
Contact: S Sethuramalingam


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