Dinosaur Museums in the USA
Here is a list of some dinosaur museums and exhibitions in
Please check each museum's web site, for information about what they
currently exhibit (exhibits may vary from time-to-time - see note below),
where they are located, opening-times, etc.
The list above, just lists some of the most famous museums, but there are
dinosaur attractions around the USA.
- New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is a very impressive science museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Two statues of dinosaurs stand at the entrance, and inside are complete skeletions of even more. Other items of interest include a gallery devoted to the history of the microcomputer, a planetarium (the "LodeStar Astronomy Center") and a large screen cinema.
Official Web Site: http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/
- Texas Memorial Museum (Austin, Texas)
The Texas Memorial Museum is the exhibit hall of the Texas Natural History Center. It is located on the University of Texas at Austin campus in Austin, Texas. The museum includes both indoor and outdoor exhibits. The indoor exhibits include an entire floor of fossilized prehistoric creatures (including of course dinosaurs) in the Hall of Geology and Paleontology, the fossilized bones of Quetzalcoatlus northropi which was a giant flying reptile (Pterosaur) of the
(in the Great Hall), and fossilized dinosaur tracks (in a small building just to the North of the main entrance).
Official Web Site: http://www.utexas.edu/tmm/
- The Museum of the Rockies (Bozeman, Montana)
The Museum of the Rockies houses the largest collection of dinosaur fossils in any museum in the country. The museum contains the largest Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered, as well as Tyrannosaurus rex thigh bone containing the remains of soft tissue.
Official Web Site: http://www.museumoftherockies.org/
- The Field Museum (Chicago, Illinois)
The Field Museum of Natural History ("FNHM") is a natural history in Chicago, Illinois. The museum is organized into departments of anthropology, botany, geology and zoology, and has been interesting and spectacular exhibits including "Sue", the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex yet found.
Official Web Site: http://www.fieldmuseum.org/
- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Los Angeles, California)
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles, California, is the largest museum in the Western United States and contains 33 millions specimens and artifacts covering 4.5 billion years of natural history. Dinosaurs are especially well represented, and exhibits include a complete skeleton of Mamenchisaurus, a fine Tyrannosaurus rex skull, and models of Allosaurs and Carnotaurus.
Official Web Site: http://www.nhm.org/
- American Museum Of Natural History (New York, New York)
The American Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum in New York City, New York. The museum contains five floors of exhibits, include fossil halls (including two dinosaur halls), exhibits on mammals, birds and anthropology, as well a biodiversity exhibition, and more.
Official Web Site: http://www.amnh.org/
- Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a natural history in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The museum is particularly known for its dinosaur exhibits, and features the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skull yet found.
Official Web Site: http://www.carnegiemnh.org/
- Dinosaur National Monument Quarry (Near Vernal, Utah)
Dinosaur National Monument is a US National Monument on the border between Colorado and Utah near Vernal, Utah. The area is home to many fossil beds, and was proclaimed as the Dinosaur National Monument by President Woodrow Wilson in 1915.
Official Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/dino/
- Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (Washington DC)
The National Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum in Washington D.C.. The museum's collection include over 125 million specimens including plants, animals, fossils (including dinosaurs), minerals and cultural artifacts.
Official Web Site: http://www.mnh.si.edu/
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