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Identification of Local Flora & Fauna


The department  of  Museum offers an identification service of small animals and plant species, rocks and minerals to the public. Members of the public bring samples for identification. The service also assists in knowing and taking stock of what the country has. Problem pests and weeds are also identified through this service.

Who is eligible?

Citizen and non-citizen

How do I get this service?
  • Bring a sample of the item to be identified
  • The customer is notified of the results by telephone, post, e-mail or they may come in person
What supporting documents are required?

No documents

How long will this service take?

Seven (7) working days

How much does it cost?

No cost

Where can I get more information on this Service

Department of National Museum and Monuments

Private Bag 00114



Botanical Garden

Plot 17991

Okwa Road

Village, Gaborone

Tel. (+267) 3973860

Fax. (+267) 3911186

Opening Hours: 07:30 – 16:30, Monday to Friday, except Public holidays.

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