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Biological Museum - a museum in the Finnish city of Turku, dedicated to natural nature. Located near Samppalinna Hill.
The Biological Museum in Turku was founded in 1907. Funds for its creation were donated by the Vice Consul of Sweden in Turku Alfred Jacobsson and his wife Helena. The exposition of the museum was located in villa, designed by Alexander Nystrom and built in the style national romanticism.
Initially, there were ten dioramas reflecting the richness and diversity of Finnish nature: forests in different seasons, the seaside of the Baltic archipelago, flooded meadows and austere Lapland landscape. All dioramas were created by the famous Swedish naturalist and taxidermist Gustav Kolthoff. Today in the exposition of the Biological Museum - thirteen dioramas representing Finnish wildlife. In data dioramas are stuffed: representatives of 31 species of mammals and about 150 bird species.
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Topic: Biological Museum in Finland, Turku resort.