Be a part of it!

Citizen Science: The NHM Vienna offers a great number of opportunities for contributing to its many research and collection activities – opportunities amply made use of by the interested public in recent years.

The digital revolution of recent years has been a boon to citizen science. Whether it’s collecting snails, observing falcons or working on the collection holdings of the museum – every interested member of the public has the possibility to support the work of our scientists and thereby create new knowledge.

The department for Mineralogy & Petrography offers the following projects in English:

Vigie-Cratère – Discover possible impact craters from home

Have you found a potential meteorite? 

We would like to work with you to determine if your find is indeed a meteorite. Please complete the form below. Our experts will evaluate your request as soon as possible and contact you within the next four weeks.

Naturhistorisches Museum Wien - Report of a potential meteorite (