The Repository of The State’s Bio diversity
Regional Museum of Natural History at Bhubaneswar was set up in 2004. It is the only museum of its kind in the Eastern region of the country. The museum,under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
There are various galleries showcase the vibrant biodiversity of Odisha, the North-East, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, African forests and even Madagascar.
The highlight of the museum is undoubtedly the huge skeleton of Baleen Whale which is the biggest in the country. Apart from the skeleton of Baleen Whale there are the skeleton of the Toothed Whale, Elephant and Rhinoceros, skulls of various species of whales, rhinos, elephants, tigers and various other animals which attract the visitors.
The rare fossil of the ‘egg’ of now extinct Elephant bird is one of its kind exhibit in the country that one can find in the museum. The skeletons of reptiles and smaller mammals are of particular interest for the students interested in the life sciences.
There is also a children’s gallery equipped with interactive displays, which are popular amongst the children.
The auditorium and the interaction centres are used for various activities and attracts a host of people.
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