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Permanent Exhibitions

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Earth and Planetary Sciences Halls

The Earth and Planetary Sciences halls showcase remarkable specimens, including meteorites, minerals, and rare gems, that offer clues about the origins of our solar system and the dynamic processes of our planet. Please note: the halls of gems and minerals are closed for a major renovation.

Human Origins and Cultural Halls

The Hall of Human Origins explores the evolutionary story of the human family, while the Cultural Halls examine the cultures of Asia, Africa, North and South America, and the Pacific. Please note: the Northwest Coast Hall is undergoing restoration.