A collection of mammal specimens including squirrel and skunk

Specimen Loan Program

Bring your project to life

Authentic museum artifacts and specimens are a great way to enhance a science, art, or history class. A wide variety of specimens are available for pickup from our public education collection and include bones, fossils, insects, furs, and turtle shells. Contact Jennifer Menken for more information at menke004@umn.edu.

Artist Loans
One item for one month: $20

Classroom Loans
Eight items for two weeks: $50