Mission and vision

The mission of the University of Tartu Museum is to

  • preserve, replenish and display the historical, art and cultural heritage and the natural science and humanities collections of the University of Tartu;

  • do internationally renowned research in the fields of its nature, history and art science collections;

  • value scientific, natural and cultural heritage and use it in educational enterprises;

  • preserve nature, the environment and health and find sustainable solutions.

The vision of the University of Tartu Museum is to be a distinguished museum in the history of nature, art and science, and a nationally and internationally important scientific institute that introduces cultural heritage and offers programmes complementing hobby and formal education.