Regional Museum of Natural History at Bhubaneswar was set up in 2004.
It is one of largest museum in the state and the region. The highlight of some of the galleries are biodiversity of Odisha, the North-East, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, African forests and even Madagascar.
It has a massive skeleton of Baleen Whale which is the biggest in the country. Apart from the skeleton of Baleen Whale there are the skeleton of the Toothed Whale, Elephant and Rhinoceros, skulls of various species of whales, rhinos, elephants, tigers and various other animals which attract the visitors.
The rare fossil of the ‘egg’ of now extinct Elephant bird is one of its kind exhibit in the country that one can find in the museum.
The best thing is you do no need tickets to enter the museum and one can also use their camera and mobiles.