Natural History

Register now for Cincinnati Museum Center Museum Camps

Register now for Cincinnati Museum Center Museum Camps

CINCINNATI – When school is out, Museum Camps are in. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) Spring Break and Summer Camps go on sale February 1. With kids home from school and cries of “I’m bored” on the horizon, CMC is here to help you harness that energy into creative, interactive camp experiences that will sharpen your […]

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Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation at the Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – The upgraded Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater is taking theatergoers into the crater of a boiling volcano, close enough to feel the liquid hot magma. Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation will be the first film to showcase the OMNIMAX® Theater’s new IMAX with Laser digital technology when the theater reopens December 28. […]

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United Dairy Farmers makes gift to Cincinnati Museum Center’s new Dinosaur Hall

United Dairy Farmers makes gift to Cincinnati Museum Center’s new Dinosaur Hall

CINCINNATI – United Dairy Farmers (UDF) is helping to open the world of science to a new generation of learners and explorers at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). UDF recently made a gift in support of CMC’s new Dinosaur Hall, opening in November 2018. The gift is a timely investment in CMC’s future as the Museum […]

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Dinosaur specimen collected by Cincinnati Museum Center examined by paleontologists

Dinosaur specimen collected by Cincinnati Museum Center examined by paleontologists

CINCINNATI – A collection of paleontologists from around the world recently published the results of their research shedding light on the development of one of the largest dinosaurs. The research paper, published in Scientific Reports, examined a specimen from the collections of Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC). This small skull is from a sauropod (long-necked herbivorous […]

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Dogs Fly in Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight

Dogs Fly in Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Daring doggies will run and leap full speed ahead in the Museum’s Aviation Pavilion as powerful pooches take over during three high-flying performances of dog athletics on Sept. 29 at 2, 2:45 and 3:30 p.m. The performances will be orchestrated by Seattle FlyDogs, a community club that strives to enrich the lives of […]

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Student creates apiary garden at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Student creates apiary garden at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus now boasts an apiary garden, located next to the historic Mitchell House on CBMM’s Fogg’s Landing, thanks to the hard work of St. Michaels student and Boy Scout, Brandon Foy. Foy’s project includes the apiary garden, along with an oyster shell pathway, two benches, and a kiosk, […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center to unveil new Torvosaurus dinosaur exhibit

Cincinnati Museum Center to unveil new Torvosaurus dinosaur exhibit

CINCINNATI – When Cincinnati Museum Center’s new Dinosaur Hall opens in the Museum of Natural History & Science this November, it will feature a dinosaur that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world: a 30-foot-long Torvosaurus. The Torvosaurus was a giant carnivorous dinosaur that stalked the Late Jurassic, 153 to 148 million years ago. […]

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Cincinnati Museum Centre unveils rare 50-foot-long dinosaur at Rhinegeist

Cincinnati Museum Centre unveils rare 50-foot-long dinosaur at Rhinegeist

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and Rhinegeist Brewery are unveiling a spectacle 150 million years in the making on May 15. CMC will display a specimen of Jurassic proportions on the taproom floor of Rhinegeist, the first time the object has been on public display. After four years of excavation, another seven years of […]

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Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When  Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

PHILADELPHIA — A new exhibit making its debut this month at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University features the mind-boggling behaviors and extreme characteristics of some of the earth’s most fascinating creatures—in the extreme. Xtreme Bugs, opening Saturday, May 26, features nearly 20 giants, moving, hissing, clicking insects from around the world. Picture […]

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