Naturhistorisk Museum, Aarhus, is the second-largest natural history museum in Denmark, with millions of animals in its collections. The museum is located in Universitetsparken in Aarhus and employs approx. 35 years full-time equivalent of researchers, communicators, educators, conservators, and administrative personnel.
The purpose of the museum is to further natural historical research and communicate the results of science. Naturhistorisk Museum, Aarhus is a state-subsidised, self-owned museum institution.
Naturhistorisk Museum also owns the field laboratory and conference centre, Molslaboratoriet in Nationalpark Mols Bjerge. Ellen Dahl donated it in 1951 for research and dissemination of the Danish natural heritage.