San Diego Natural History Museum
From dinosaurs to mastodons, discover the rich fossil history of our region. In this major exhibition, created by the Museum, ponder a mystery, examine the strong fossil evidence from the Museum's collection, and use scientific tools to discover answers. Traveling through a 75-million-year timeline, from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Ages, experience an unfolding of the prehistory of southern California and Baja California, Mexico. Through April 13, 2015.
Joseph Rossano’s interactive BOLD sculpture series is inspired in cooperation with leading biodiversity scientists, including Dr. Daniel H. Janzen of the University of Pennsylvania. BOLD shares the acronym of Barcode of Life Datasystems, the Canadian repository for the International Barcode of Life project. Through April 22, 2015.
The Discovery of King Tut
Feel the rush of excitement at the moment of discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb, just as Howard Carter did in 1922.
The Discovery of King Tut presents a breathtaking recreation of the burial chamber and more than 1000 scientifically reproduced artifacts of the most famous discovery in the history of archaeology. Making its West Coast debut after a wildly successful tour in Europe, you will see Tutankhamun’s tomb and his treasures like never before. Runs October 11 through April 26, 2015.
Nearly 200 skulls from around the world on display, "showcasing an eye-popping array of horns, beaks, bills, teeth, and more." Through October 26, 2015.
|Sunday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Monday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Friday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
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