Mission, vision, and values

Mission

The Estonian Museum of Natural History preserves natural heritage, and encourages one to notice, understand, and protect nature.

Vision

The Estonian Museum of Natural History with its world class exhibitions and collections is a well-recognized competence center that shapes attitudes into ones that value the natural environment.

Values

Reliable
The Estonian Museum of Natural History assembles experts in the field of nature and the environment, and stands as a valued partner to other domain-specific bodies; the Museum communicates verified, exact, and reliable information.

Competent
Employees of the Estonian Museum of Natural History are professionals in their field, dedicated to exploring and researching nature and communicating related knowledge.

Innovative
The Estonian Museum of Natural History adapts to changing expectations, employs contemporary solutions in its collection and research activities as well as in transfer of knowledge, and is always willing to learn from its experience.

Spellbinding
The Estonian Museum of Natural History is an inspiring environment, providing opportunities for self-actualization for the Museum staff and fascinating knowledge for children, students, nature researchers, teachers, youths, families, and the elderly alike.