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Logotyp för Naturhistoriska riksmuseet
Logotyp för Naturhistoriska riksmuseet

History of our collections

A number of well-known researchers are behind today's collections at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. Here you can read more about these adventurous individuals who explored inaccessible places and the collections that exist today thanks to their efforts.

Samlingsföremål från geologiska enheten, många små prover med tillhörande etiketter. Central Figures ("Agents") for the Collections' Acquisition and Exploration

Learn more about the fascinating people behind our impressive geological collections at the National Museum for Natural ...

Museet i kvällsljus The Bergskollegium collection

The Bergskollegium where responsible of leading and controlling the Swedish mining and metallurgical industry.