Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has amassed one of the world's most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history – more than 35 million objects, some as old as 4.5 billion years. It's curatorial staff not only cares for those collections, but uses them for ground-breaking scientific and historic research. The museum also curates new, immersive exhibitions that give visitors the opportunity to explore the "big picture" of our planet – specimens and objects, the stories behind them, and the ways that the natural and cultural worlds interact.

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Visitors Welcomed
Students and Teachers Served
New Galleries Completed

"We celebrated our 100th anniversary. But we didn't just look back at our incredible history - we looked forward... transforming the museum into a fun, beautiful, indoor/outdoor destination."

Lori Bettison-Varga

Director and President

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