The collection specimen presentation

The Latvian Museum of Natural History Entomological collection
The Latvian Museum of Natural History Entomological collection
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The Latvian  Museum of Natural History holds a remarkable natural history collection, and only small fraction is showcased in the exhibitions.  To demonstrate specimen of, otherwise carefully stored, collections to visitors, the second Saturday of every month* is a day of "The collection specimen presentation". It is also a unique opportunity to meet the museum's scientific staff. The presentations are held in the exhibitions, and usually lasts 30 minutes per subject. 


The second Saturday of the month at 12.00 and 13.30 (subject 1) and 12.30 and 14.00 (subject 2). 

At 12.00 and 13.30 exhibition "Entomology" subject "Butterfly color varieties" – the entomological collection specimen. Presenter entomologist Kaspars Ozoliņš. 

At 12.30 and 14.00 exhibition "Plants and fungi of Latvia" subject "Winter fungi in wilderness and in the museum's collection" – the mycology collection specimen. Presenter mycologist Diāna Meiere.  

Admission – museum entrance ticket.