The museum has a reserve of more than 40,000 unique items covering more than 150,000 years of ancient history of our homeland. They are widely used in the publishing of scientific collections, monographs, a number of teaching materials, as well as for the master's and doctoral dissertations.


The museum is old, that is 400-600 mln. from the animals that lived in the past and the herbivorous plants, collected materials about the organisms still existed. These unique collections are from water basins in different parts of the globe. The collection contains exhibits of paleozoic, mesozoic, cenozoic eras. There are over thousand types of rocks and minerals in the museum.

The museum is the only one in Central Asia, where paleontological exhibits and rocks are placed together with minerals.