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Tales from the Vault

Tour behind the scenes in the Mineral and Fossil Collections!

Get a peek at some of the Museum’s treasures – over 16,000 mineral and fossil specimens – from rare type specimens to magnificent show pieces to dinosaur bones to petrified lightning! Hear the stories of how these specimens were found and got to be in our collection.


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