Museum History The museum dates its origins back to 1802 with the establishment of the Hungarian National Museum by Count Ferenc Széchenyi, who donated his 1700 volume library, manuscript and coin collection to the nation. ....... Visitors information Location, Information and booking, Opening hours, prices Exhibitions A madarak sokféle módon és eltérő távolságra vonulnak, és bár szinte minden faj egyedi sajátosságokkal bír, néhány általános szabályszerűség kirajzolódik a vonuláskutatás kétszáz éves eredményei alapján. Science - easy to understand Differently about our research. Research and collections Research and collections. Journals Welcome to homepage of the HNHM's journals Library Our library collects all kind of scientific publications on zoology, botany, mineralogy, paleontology and anthropology. Molecular Taxonomy Laboratory The lab serves as a research and training facility for the curatorial staff, postdoctoral associates, undergraduate and graduate students who conduct basic research in the field of molecular evolution, phylogeography, population biology and conservation biology Museum EscapeTwo rooms are waiting for you Museum Escape invites you to a genuine, museum-based escape-room adventure to the world of taxonomy and anthropology. The geology has completely filled my life Alfréd Dulai has been the director of the Department of Palaeontology of the Hungarian Natural History Museum since 2010. The survivor crocodile African exhibition of the Hungarian Natural History Museum presented many of these reptiles in the early 1950s, but only one of them survived the vicissitude of history. A Hungarian scientist in the world of cannibals Lajos Bíró (Tasnád, 1856- Budapest, 1936) was a multitalented man; a zoologist, entomologist and also an ethnographer. In addition, he passionately took photographs, therefore we have his heritage remained in pictures about the days of his exciting expeditions.