Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe

Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe The museum also boosts an excellent research library.

The Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe is one of the best in Southern Africa with outstanding displays of incredible diversity and contains a wealth of information for interested persons, as well as students and researchers. The Natural history Museum of Zimbabwe is renowned home of research housing some of the largest collections and most extensive on the African continent. Research department in

17/07/2024

Join us this Thursday at 1pm for Forests, the next episode of Planet Earth III

09/07/2024

All welcome to join us for this outing

170 years ago on 8 July the first missionary wagon rolled through Mangwe Pass. The trace this history and other stories do join us for this outing to Mangwe Pass and Fort on Sunday 21 July

03/07/2024

Join us this Thursday and for the next four weeks for the next episode of this wonderful series. Starts 1pm

International Museums Day Celebrations 2024 28/06/2024

Throw back to the International Museums Day ( ) 2024

International Museums Day Celebrations 2024 Relive the excitement of International Museums Day 2024 at the National Aviation Museum in Gweru. Our video captures the essence of this unforgettable celebr...

25/06/2024

This weeks episode of Planet Earth III is deserts and grasslands. Do come join us

23/06/2024

All are welcome to join us for this outing

Join us for our next outing to the Dams - US$1/ person and please note the meeting place

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The Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe continues to play it's role in shaping the future of Zimbabwe by participating in career guidance initiatives organised by the Ministry of P***c Service, Labour and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education.

19/06/2024

Episode 2 Oceans this week in our plant Earth III series. Join us every Thursday at 1 pm to watch the entire series

Photos from Bulawayo My City's post 11/06/2024

Our city has a rich history and heritage

10/06/2024

Join us for Episode 1 - Coasts of the wonderful Planet Earth lll series this Thursday at the museum at 1pm

Photos from Startech's post 07/06/2024

Thank you so much for your wonderful work and the project is still requiring additional funding to finish it off so the appeal goes out again to please continue with the generous support to safeguard our heritage.

04/06/2024

Do bring the family and join us for this wonderful 8 part series every Thursday starting 13 June at 1pm

Musankwa sanyatiensis, a new dinosaur from Zimbabwe discovered 31/05/2024

Another new find for our museum and the fossil is in our collection.

Fossils found on the shoreline of Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe represent a completely new dinosaur species. This remarkable find, named Musankwa sanyatiensis, marks only the fourth dinosaur species named from Zimbabwe. The research detailing this significant discovery is published in Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.

Musankwa sanyatiensis, a new dinosaur from Zimbabwe discovered Fossils found on the shoreline of Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe represent a completely new dinosaur species. This remarkable find, named Musankwa sanyatiensis, marks only the fourth dinosaur species named from Zimbabwe. The research detailing this significant discovery is published in Acta Palaeontologica...

30/05/2024

Join us for this presentation and walk on the 15th June at 4pm.

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Our Heritage Education Assistant Miss Nontokozo Mpofu leading proceedings at the Africa Day Celebrations at Khami National Monument

28/05/2024

It's happening this Friday...Make a date with the live artifact at 3:30pm on 31 May 2024 at Khami World Heritage Site.

Photos from Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe's post 18/05/2024

International Museums Day Celebrations main event tool place at the National Aviation Museum in the city of Gweru. The event was graced by top government officials including the Honourable Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage CDE Kazembe Kazembe and The Honourable Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution for Midlands Province CDE Owen Ncube. The National Primary Schools Heritage Quiz Finals were the highlight of the event. Ten primary schools representing the ten provinces of Zimbabwe battled it out in the competition with David Livingstone Primary School from Harare province emerging the Winners of the coveted prize.

16/05/2024

Join the Director of the Museum at Hillside Dams 17th May 5.30pm to celebrate museums day and learn about the scientific importance of our wonderful museum

16/05/2024

Come interact with this live artifact at the museum on Friday 17th

15/05/2024

We look forward to hosting you for this FREE lunchtime talk this Friday

14/05/2024

Due to unforeseen circumstances the date and time of talk has changed. Hope you can all still make it!

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It's International Museums Day on 18th May so to celebrate please come join us at either one of these talks on Friday 17 May:

Lunch time (1pm) at the Museum
5pm at Hillside dams

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Thank you Bulawayo for supporting our April Public lecture in collaboration with U.S. Embassy ZimbabweU.S. Embassy Zimbabwe with engaging questions and contributions. We invite you to support our May Talks

May 14: Dinosaurs with Dr. Chris Griffin
May 17: Conserving our Organic collections with Dr. D Chiwara

05/05/2024

All invited to join us at Old Bulawayo on Saturday 11 May at 2.30 for a talk and tour of the site. We promise the Friends AGM will be short (they always are)!

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The place where those who care about nature, culture and life converge. Photo cred: Terrypics wild

29/04/2024

This weeks Movie lineup at the museum. Popcorn etc on sale.

15/04/2024

All are invited to the this fascinating talk hosted by the American Embassy and presented by Ty Loft a U.S. Fulbright Scholar studying with the University of Zimbabwe and a doctoral student at the University of Oxford.
Thursday 25 April at 2pm.

08/04/2024

Join us at the museum for a movie these holidays.

Photos from National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe - NMMZ's post 25/03/2024
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Finally, the Pupu National Monument was commissioned amid jubilation and fanfare on the 21st of March 2024. This follows the tremendous efforts of our Monuments and Exhibition department's in upgrading the site to portray the accurate historical narrative.

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Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
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Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
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