Geology & Paleontology


dinosaurthumbDinosaurs in Their Time

Dinosaurs in Their Time is the first permanent exhibition in the world to feature scientifically accurate, immersive environments spanning the Mesozoic Era—the Age of Dinosaurs—arranged chronologically and filled with actively posed original fossil specimens.
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hillman_hall_thumbHillman Hall of Minerals and Gems

Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems showcases more than 1,300 minerals and gems from all over the world. New acquisitions are added to the collection on an ongoing basis. This breathtaking exhibition hall is the culmination of the science, beauty, and history of minerals.
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geologythumbBenedum Hall of Geology

Benedum Hall of Geology illustrates the dynamic, ever-changing nature of planet Earth. Three striking, Earth-like domes highlight geological time and dating, fossils, shaping the earth, and Pittsburgh geology.
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wertz_gallery_thumbWertz Gallery: Gems & Jewelry

The Wertz Gallery: Gems & Jewelry is a 2,000-square-foot addition to Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems dedicated to gems, the crystals from which they come, and jewelry comprised of these precious stones.
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PaleoLabPaleoLab

Every day, Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s scientists are shaping our views of Earth and its inhabitants. Just as science is constantly changing, so is the dynamic work being done in PaleoLab. 
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Ice Age AnimalsIce Age Animals

Cenozoic Hall reflects the most recent 65 million years of the history of life on Earth, known as the Cenozoic Era, or the Age of Mammals.
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