Established in 1952, the museum opened officially in 1957. In 1974, it moved to the current location, a building dating from 1920. The museum presents monuments of nature, rare species of plants and animals, as well as common vertebrate species (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) from Dorna region. The cynegetic exhibition presents: the spreading of game animals in Suceava county, elements relating to breeding and choosing game animals, hunter’s interior and objects made from furs, horns, as well as stag and deer horn trophies, wild boar fangs, and various furs. The museum also owns a geology collection.