Tromsø University Museum

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Tromsø University Museum
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Tromsø University Museum is located in Norway
Tromsø University Museum
Tromsø, Norway
Established 1872
Location Tromsø, Troms, Norway
Coordinates 69°38′05″N 18°54′45″E / 69.634858°N 18.912572°E / 69.634858; 18.912572
Collection size 2 million objects
Visitors 91,004 (2010)
Director Marit Anne Hauan
Public transit access Bus 37
Website http://www2.uit.no/ikbViewer/page/tmu?p_lang=1

Tromsø University Museum is the oldest scientific institution in North-Norway. It was established in 1872 and incorporated in the University of Tromsø in 1976. The museum has 80,000-90,000 visitors annually.

The museum consists of six departments

Geology[edit]

Botany[edit]

Zoology[edit]

Archaeology[edit]

Cultural History[edit]

Sámi Ethnography[edit]

The museum publish the popular science magazine Ottar (Norwegian only) and an English language publication called Way North.

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