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Croatian natural history Museum

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Croatian natural history Museum is located in the state capital, Zagreb. It is located in the Palace of Amalia, which was built in the 18th century. Since 1797 and 1834, the Palace was the theatre. And in 1868 it was placed the first collection transferred from the Department of natural science National Museum. Today the Museum has more than 2.5 million exhibits, including archaeological finds, made in:.

The exposition of the Museum of natural history tells the story of how our planet was formed, the Genesis of life on Earth. Here are the ancient rock, various semi-precious and precious stones. In the Museum you can also see a rich collection of representatives of Croatian fauna. Many of these animals live in the national parks, but in the wild they are practically impossible to find. Another collection of natural history Museum of paleontology. Unfortunately, some of the most valuable exhibits are not on display. These include, for example, a human skull from Krapina, which was discovered in the Northern part of Croatia.

In the Croatian natural history Museum you can also see what the dark history of Zagreb, starting from the prehistoric era to the present day. The Museum also presents urban plans, created in the 19th and 20th centuries, a large number of drawings and paintings, which depict the Capital and Gradec, as they were before the earthquake.