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We want you to be a part of it.

With your support we will open the most ambitious project in the Museum’s History. We want you to be a part of the this historic event, when the Fossil Hall takes each visitor on a journey through Deep Time.

Don’t miss out of this opportunity to make an impact as large as a Diplodocus!

While federal funding ensures free access for more than 6 million visitors a year, we rely upon the support from people like you. Help us create this exceptional exhibition complete with hands-on family fossil learning experiences and cutting edge paleontological research that is presented in a fun and accessible ways to inspire new learning experiences for a diverse, worldwide audience.

Your support can make this happen, donate today. 


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