Natural History

Two new OMNIMAX® films take you on a journey of a lifetime

Two new OMNIMAX® films take you on a journey of a lifetime

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Hidden Universe debut June 13 at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is taking you halfway around the world and beyond the stars with two new OMNIMAX® films opening in their five-story domed theater. Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Hidden Universe open in the Robert D. Lindner Family […]

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Bruce Museum opens Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich presents Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea an exhibition on view now through November 9, 2014. Explore the vast and extraordinary deep sea, the last frontier on this planet. Discover the extremophiles that form the foundation of a hydrothermal vent Witness the bizarre appearances and adaptations of deep-sea species Learn […]

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Smithsonian Museums Reveal New Species of Large, Feathered Dinosaur

A team of scientists from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the University of Utah has described an unusual bird-like dinosaur previously unknown to science, resembling a cross between a modern emu and a reptile. The new species, Anzu wyliei, lived 68 to 66 million years ago […]

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National Museum of Natural History opens Unintended Journeys exhibition

National Museum of Natural History opens Unintended Journeys exhibition

The National Museum of Natural History presents Unintended Journeys an exhibition on view Feb. 7 – Aug. 13. Drawing on 50 stunning and poignant images taken by photographers at Magnum Photos, the exhibition explores humanity’s vulnerability to the unpredictable power of nature, as well as communities’ resilience in the face of disaster. The exhibition explores […]

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University of Richmond Museums opens Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection

University of Richmond Museums opens Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection

The University of Richmond Museums presents Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection, on view from January 24, 2014, through June 12, 2015 Including more than forty specimens from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition presents an introduction to geology as it relates to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The exhibition highlights the varied geological areas […]

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National Museum of Natural History announces arrival of Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton

The National Museum of Natural History announced that the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton it obtained from Montana will arrive in Washington April 15. The T. rex skeleton will be the centerpiece of the museum’s new 31,000-square-foot national fossil hall, which will open in 2019. The current hall will close to the public April 28 in order […]

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Canadian Museum of Civilization presents Snow exhibition

The Canadian Museum of Civilization presents Snow an exhibition on view through September 28, 2014. This new exhibition reveals how snow has shaped the Canadian identity. You’ll never look at winter the same way again. From the time of their arrival in North America, Europeans had to contend with snow, as had Aboriginal Peoples for […]

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National Museum of Natural History acquires complete skeleton of a North Atlantic right whale

The National Museum of Natural History recently acquired its first complete skeleton of a North Atlantic right whale. Accession of the 45-foot adult whale specimen was made possible thanks to an international collaboration of museum scientists, the U.S. Coast Guard, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, members […]

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Alaska Museum of the North Family Day: Fish

The University of Alaska Museum of the North announces Family Day: Fish on Saturday, December 14, 2013 * Noon-4pm Explore Alaskan fish, shark, salmon, blackfish, and more through many hands-on activities. Dissection, fish art, games, and collection observation all in one afternoon!. Museum fish specialists will answer your questions. Kids 14 & under FREE for […]

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