The extensive Geological Section has more than 80,000 specimens, exhibited in four galleries which show multiplicity of meteorites, prized stones, ornamental building stones, rocks and minerals and fossils. The sections deal with fossil and taxidermy are extraordinary. There are a number of distinctive fossil skeletons of prehistoric animals and a mammoth dinosaur skeleton. Among them the most appealing are a colossal crocodile and an incredibly big tortoise.
Zoological Section, is rich with numerous specimens of insects, fish, reptiles, mammals, stuffed birds and skeleton of mammoth.
Industrial Section has quite a lot of thousand botanical specimens bear upon medicine, forestry, agriculture and cottage industry. To put it briefly, the museum in Kolkata exposes the life and culture of Indians from the hoary antiquity till date.