The botanical and zoological collections were established to fulfil part of the Institute of Jamaica’s mandate for the preservation of Jamaica’s natural history.The Science library houses reference collections with over 10,000 volumes including rare publications.
OUTREACH & EDUCATION
World Wetlands Day Display
The Education Department serves to educate and inform the public about biodiversity and the natural environment highlighting the importance of its protection and preservation.
EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Director of Museum of Natural History of Jamaica Performs Research at the Science Village
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 07:35:00 PM
Supported by a grant from the Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, Mrs. Tracy Commock (Director of the Natural History Museum of Jamaica – Institute of Jamaica) is conducting research on the systematics of the Jamaican endemic genus Dendrocousinia (Euphorbiaceae) between August 25 and September 15. Mrs. Tracy Commock is the Principal Investigator of this project. More…
The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) invites you to its annual Research Symposium 2012, the symposium will be held on Wednesday November 28 at the IOJ Lecture Hall, 10-16 East Street. The Symposium will be held under the theme, “Embracing our History, Culture and Heritage”. More…
The Botany Department, Natural History Museum of Jamaica hosted a half-day sensitization seminar on the 6th of October, 2011 at the Mona Visitor’s lodge and Conference Centre. The seminar was primarily geared at sensitizing Jamaicans aboutthe Endemic Trees Project and its importance in the conservation of our natural heritage. More…
The Natural History Museum of Jamaica along with project partners The Inter-American Biodiversity Network (IABIN) launched the “ZOOLOGICAL SPECIES AND SPECIMEN DATABASE” at the Port Antonio Suite, The Jamaica Pegasus on Tuesday July 12th, 2011. More…
The NHMJ Exhibition Gallery is currently closed for renovation
Click here 2013 Earth Day Competition Awards Ceremony “Water Conservation: Life’s Preservation”
The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 launched “Endemic Trees of Jamaica,” a publication documenting critical information on over 300 trees endemic to Jamaica. more..