University of Tartu museums received the Green Museum certificate for promoting sustainable development

On 15 May, the University of Tartu Museum and the University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden were given the Green Museum certificate.

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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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The conference takes place 5–7 June 2024 at the Oecologicum of the University of Tartu, Juhan Liivi 2, Tartu. The sixth mass species extinction is one of the greatest ecological threats of our time. This conference focuses on cultural, subjective and semiotic approaches to extinction.
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With the beginning of spring, tickets for the Linnujämm and the multimedia show "Emajõe sünd" went on sale. The concert and the performances will take place in the unique performance setting of Tartu Lodjakoda.
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As part of the main programme of the European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024, the exhibition “Unknown” invites visitors to reflect on environmental degradation and endangered species.
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The exhibition of Tõnu Tamm's orchid paintings will be open in the classroom of the University of Tartu Botanical Garden until April 20th.


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!