Morrill Hall, UNL City Campus
645 North 14th St
Lincoln, NE 68588
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The University of Nebraska State Museum of Natural History in Morrill Hall has the world's premier collection of fossil elephants. Visitors may explore paleontology, dig for fossils, learn about wildlife, paleontology, and cultural diversity. Other attractions include fulldome shows in Mueller Planetarium and the many hands-on natural wonders in the Marx Science Discovery Center.
The Museum features the world-famous Elephant Hall Gallery, where visitors can see the world’s largest mounted mammoth (dubbed "Archie")among the premier collection of fossil elephants. Visitors can also explore the hands-on natural wonders in the Marx Science Discovery Center and experience an immersive fulldome show in Mueller Planetarium. New exhibits include, "Bizarre Beasts" and "Minerals & Meteorites." Other highlights include the Jurassic Dinosaur Gallery; the "Age of the Dinosaurs" in the Mesozoic Gallery; Explore Evolution, which looks at current evolutionary science and contains an interactive, "Tree of Life" touchscreen table; the Hall of Nebraska Wildlife, a gallery of 16 dioramas in interactive exhibits; the Toren Gallery of Ancient Life, which depicts Paleozoic life; and the newly renovated First Peoples of the Plains Gallery, which celebrates Native American cultures of the past and present. Other galleries display ancient weapons, African artifacts, and rocks and minerals.
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