The main theme of the Nature Festival from 7-11 June is "The Garden of Life"

The ninth annual Nature Festival focuses on the beauty and wildlife of gardens. It will take place from 7 to 11 June.
18.01.2023

Photo exhibition "The world imperceptible at first glance"

The exhibition includes macro and close-up photography. The photographs are the work of the members of Viljandi Photographers group - the photos are taken from nature.
09.01.2023

220 years of science and history

The University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is a meeting place for visitors, students and researchers. It documents Estonian and global nature, promotes research and disseminates knowledge on nature education to contribute to the conservation of biodiversity.

University of Tartu Natural History Museum

University of Tartu Botanical Garden

Where to go with kids?

Visit the Natural History Museum or the Botanical Garden! The museum is the place to stand face-to-face with a lion, study sparkling minerals, rocks and fossils or listen to a woodfinch sing. In the Botanical Garden, you can enjoy the warm tropics, meet turtles, see insectivorous plants or 70-year-old cacti.

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At the February Nature Talks at the University of Tartu Natural History Museum, Marju Kõivupuu will talk about tree crosses of forests, their origins and characteristics.
02.02.2023
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"Rukkirääk" is a podcast with a 20-minute nature-themed programme on the last Tuesday of every month. The first programme of the second season will focus on the popularisation of science.
31.01.2023
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On Saturday 28 January we invite you to participate in the curatorial tour of the exhibition "The Pleasures and Pains of Pollination".
19.01.2023
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The ninth annual Nature Festival focuses on the beauty and wildlife of gardens. It will take place from 7 to 11 June.
18.01.2023

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What to do in Tartu?

Tartu is a university town full of wisdom, history and exciting events. The University of Tartu Natural History Museum and the Botanical Garden host a number of regular events, such as family activity days, a series of nature evenings or nature poetry evenings with renowned poets. See when the next event takes place and come and join in!