Past Exhibitions

Dinosaurs Among Us

Dinosaurs Among Us

Dinosaurs Among Us examines how one group of dinosaurs evolved into fascinating living creatures we call birds. 

March 18, 2016 - January 2, 2017

National Parks Adventure

National Parks Adventure

The ultimate off-trail adventure into the awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness of America’s national parks.

February 12, 2016 - September 1, 2016

The Secret World Inside You

The Secret World Inside You

Explore the human microbiome and find out how rapidly evolving science is reshaping our ideas about human health. 

November 7, 2015 - August 14, 2016

Life at the Limits

Life at the Limits

Discover incredible adaptations that allow life to thrive even in the most unlikely places on Earth.

April 4, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Spiders Alive!

Spiders Alive!

Discover some of the planet's most versatile animals in an exhibit that features live spiders, larger-than-life models, fossils, and more.

July 4, 2015 - November 29, 2015

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

Earthquakes. Volcanoes. Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Awesome in their destructive power, these natural events remind us that we are small and vulnerable—and that living on this dynamic planet will always entail risk.

November 14, 2014 - August 9, 2015

Kazanjian Red Diamond

Kazanjian Red Diamond

This extraordinary 5.05-carat red gem is on temporary display in the Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems.

September 22, 2010 - January 25, 2015

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

The fossils of ancient winged reptiles known as pterosaurs have puzzled paleontologists for hundreds of years. Find out what incredible new discoveries are revealing about this extraordinary group of animals. 

April 5, 2014 - January 4, 2015

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