Discover your world past and present. Our new Dinosaur Hall has over 300 real fossils, 20 complete dinosaurs and ancient sea creatures and the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series. Get the behind- the- scenes look at how scientists work on fossils at our Dino Lab. Watch as dinosaurs come to life with our Dinosaur Encounters show.
Journey through the epic evolutionary story that spans 65 million years. See 240 specimens, including skeletons from mastodons to whales, animal dioramas from North American and Africa, and more.
See and touch more than 2,000 spectacular specimens displayed in our Gem and Mineral Hall. Enter into the vault to view diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and other exquisite gems.
Discover the nature of things while strolling through our extensive Nature Gardens. Kids and adults can take a closer look at how things grow in our Get Dirty Zone. Discover true stories about plants and animals in our Nature Lab.
Our Butterfly and Spider Pavilions are open seasonally. Here you can wander through the changing ecosystem with over 30 species of fluttering butterflies all around you, or witness arachnids up close and personal.