Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
A multidisciplinary institution devoted to scientific research in the area of the natural sciences, mainly concerned with the study of evolution, diversity and ecosystems.
Permanent and temporary exhibitions and various other educational activities.
The museum collection comprises more than 37 million specimens of which 15 million are insects. The collection comprises as well paleontological as recent representants of all animal groups.
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