The Museum As An Intellectual Creation
Museum of the Year 2011
The Hungarian Natural History Museum is one of Europe’s biggest professional institution with several collections and laboratories of international renown.
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The richness of its collection is far more reaches beyond the flora and fauna of the Carpathian Basin. The museum has been a forerunner for decades in questions of presenting the collections to the public in a comprehensive way while keeping up the work of up-to-date preservation and other professional duties.
The staff of the museum create exhibitions of high professional standards, the shows are arranged in a way that they can be interesting and exciting to the visitors – they often present the process of scientific research, the elements and tools of examining natural history.
The programs of the museum are made to make people understand the nature’s complexity. They cover topics and themes that can be linked with several natural phenomena – thus the visitors are offered modern knowledge of natural sciences.
The visitors can take tours through spacious and easily accessible halls, in the exhibitions they are offered comprehensible and up-to-date knowledge. The workrooms and laboratories are equipped with the latest instruments and can be used for all age groups and by people with all kinds of disabilities.
The background is the series of modern store rooms with the thoroughly registered and preserved collections, professional workshops, the experience of the museum staff and just as importantly the well-thought-out planning. The Hungarian Natural History Museum is one of the most significant intellectual creations of the last few decades, an institution which could be the gem of any museum-network in the world.