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Dinosaurs: American Museum of Natural History Collections


Requirements: Compatible with iPhone® and iPod® touch. Requires iPhone® OS 2.0 or later.

Introducing the first official app from the American Museum of Natural History, DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections. This app lets paleontologists of all ages explore the Museum's famous fossil halls in depth.

The world's largest collection of dinosaur fossils can now be accessed through hundreds of photos and renderings. See what scientists believe dinosaurs looked like when they roamed the Earth more than 65 million years ago.

Dinosaurs Mosaic

DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections contains more than 800 images from the Museum's archive, woven together to create a striking image of the world's most famous dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Double-tap or pinch to zoom into the mosaic and inspect individual photos. Tap the info button to flip the photos and read fascinating information about the science and personalities of the Museum's world-renowned fossil collection: each interactive photograph includes information of where the fossil was found and the paleontologist who uncovered it. There's a dinosaur enthusiast lurking inside all of us, and this app will inspire the next generation of paleontologists to start digging!

Visiting the Museum? Let DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections be your guide. Use this app to learn more about the fascinating fossils you see on display.

Exploring from home? DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections brings the Museum's fossils to you.

In the Comments section, post notes on photos and read other users' comments on dinosaurs and science. You can also share favorite photos with friends so they can join your virtual dinosaur dig.


DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections features six detailed stories that take you even further into the Museum's archives to explore the deep history of fossil collection. Keep an eye out for additional adventures coming soon.


Future Collections

With 45 permanent exhibition halls and more than 30 million specimens and artifacts, there are more Collections apps to come!

DINOSAURS: American Museum of Natural History Collections
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