PMNH Attracting Visitors Particularly Students
The PMNH has four divisions namely Botanical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Zoological Sciences and Public Services.
An official of PMNH Ikram Raza told APP, that the first three divisions were engaged in the collection, preservation, identification and research activities pertaining to plants, fossils and minerals and animals resources of Pakistan respectively, while the latter was responsible for mass education and popularization of the natural history through various displays, exhibits and dioramas.
"VOG runs on a network of computer systems located in the PMNH Display Centre using touch screen systems for an interactive learning experience", he said.
VOG aims at providing interactive electronic based information kiosk for students and general public on the natural resources i.e. flora, fauna, minerals and fossils.
VOG complements the existing information and awareness related activities and features of PMNH including dioramas in various galleries, film shows, posters, brochures, workshops, seminars and lectures.
Visitors can take a virtual tour of the different galleries of PMNH also for a virtual orientation of the museum. The visitors get an idea about location of the exhibits in various galleries of the Museum by touching "Virtual Tour" icon.