Explore Earth and its prehistoric past through a mix of engaging displays, interactive features, stunning fossils and art. See the new Prep Lab where we are uncovering 150-million-year-old dinosaur bones.
Our temporary exhibit, Did Dinosaurs Poop?, is a hands-on exhibit for kids with a fun, approach to learning about fossils and dino diet.
Marvel at Right Whale #2030, view the magnificent Hyde Park Mastodon, and enjoy the 550-tile mural Rock of Ages, Sands of Time.
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