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Brain: The Inside Story

Learn about how the brain processes thoughts, senses, and feelings, how it changes through life, and what scientists are discovering about the brain today.

November 20, 2010 - August 14, 2011

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Lizards and Snakes: Alive!

More diverse than mammals, squamates are everywhere. Learn more about these amazing lizards and snakes and investigate their remarkable adaptations.

January 1, 2011 - June 1, 2011

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Race to the End of the Earth

This exhibition recounts one of the most stirring tales of Antarctic exploration: the race to reach the South Pole in 1911-1912.

May 29, 2010 - January 2, 2011

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Traveling the Silk Road

Step 1,000 years back in time to experience the sights, sounds, and stories of the greatest trading route in history.

November 14, 2009 - August 15, 2010

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Extreme Mammals

Extreme Mammals: The Biggest, Smallest, and Most Amazing Mammals of All Time explores the surprising and sometimes bizarre world of extinct and living mammals, featuring spectacular fossils from the Museum's collections.

May 16, 2009 - January 3, 2010

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Climate Change

Explore the science, history, and impact of climate change, and discover ways in which individuals, communities and nations can reduce their carbon footprints.

October 18, 2008 - August 16, 2009

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Horse

Horses have been racing across the landscape for more than 50 million years--much longer than our own species has existed. But once horses and humans encountered each other, our two species became powerfully linked.

May 17, 2008 - January 4, 2009

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Water: H2O = Life

Every language has a word for water; no living thing exists without water. It soothes the spirit and sustains the body; its beauty inspires art and music.

November 1, 2007 - May 26, 2008

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