Jyväskylä University Museum

Natural History Museum of Central Finland

The Natural History Section serves as a preservation unit for natural scientific research, and displays environmental subjects and research material. It takes care of the living plants of the botanical garden on the campus. It also receives wild animals found dead and prepares scientific samples of them. The section has a collection of over 250 000 samples, the most numerous being invertebrates, plants and moss.

Contact Information

Jyväskylä University Museum
Postal address
P.O.BOX 35
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä

Soihtu Exhibition Centre
tel. +358 (0)40 8054 579

Street address:
Seminaarinkatu 15, Building S

Opening hours:
Wed-Fri 12-17, Sat 12-16


The Natural History Section
(The Natural History Museum of Central Finland)
tel. +358 (0)40 805 4043,
+358 (0)40 805 3826

Street address:
Vesilinna, Ihantolantie 5

Opening hours:
Tue-Fri 11-18, Sat-Sun 12-17



The Cultural History Section (office)
tel. +358 (0)40 527 2802,
+358 (0)40 550 6099

Street address:
Seminaarinkatu 15
Seminaarinmäki, G-rakennus