Collections & Research

Research at the Museum

Our Work

  • At the University of Nebraska State Museum (UNSM), the curatorial research faculty members are widely recognized authorities in their fields. They win major grants and publish regularly in journals.

University of Nebraska State Museum researchers are actively engaged in field and onsite research.

Research Collections

Where life on Earth is preserved and made accessible for present and future study. We have been Nebraska's biodiversity repository for nearly 150 years with over 13 million specimens and artifacts from around the world.