National Museum Of Natural History

A Mammoth, But Careful Restoration At SmithsonianThere are no instructions for taking apart a 20,000-year-old mammoth skeleton. So workers moved carefully Monday as they beheaded the massive one that has loomed for decades over the Ice Age hall in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
Smithsonian Museum Hosts National Fossil Day In D.C.The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is celebrating National Fossil Day with about 400 children who will become "junior paleontologists" for the day.
Smithsonian’s Dinosaur Hall Closed For $48M Jurassic OverhaulClosed for repairs. The dinosaur hall at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has shut down for five years.
T. Rex Gets New Home In Smithsonian Dinosaur HallMore than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. Rex -- the king -- is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.
Smithsonian Gets $1M To Save Endangered Languages The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
Smithsonian Acquires T. Rex For New Dinosaur HallThe Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is acquiring its first full Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton for eventual display in a new dinosaur hall planned for the National Mall.
Scholars Find Cannibalism At Jamestown Settlement Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism.
Smithsonian To Unveil Largest Aquamarine GemThe world's largest cut aquamarine gem will soon go on display in its new home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
Smithsonian Gets $35M For New Dinosaur HallAn energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinosaur hall on the National Mall, the museum complex announced Thursday.
Smithsonian To Display Award-Winning Nature PhotosThe Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will soon exhibit some of the world's best nature photography on the National Mall.
Smithsonian Opens Its Largest Mummy Exhibit EverMummies have returned to the National Mall in a bigger home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

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