Experience the Explore Evolution exhibit! Discover the heritage of Native American and African cultures. Learn about gigantic dinosaurs from long ago. Examine the rock and mineral collections, and watch for traveling exhibits in the Cooper Gallery.
Investigate evolutionary principles in organisms ranging from the very smallest to the largest. The project focuses on seven research projects that have made a major contribution to our understanding of evolution.
Includes a life-sized Allosaurus, one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs of North America.
Rocks and Minerals
Cases of minerals displaying a spectacular variety of crystal form and color, including Nebraska's State Rock (Prairie Agate) and State Gemstone (Blue Agate), with a small gallery of fluorescent minerals that glow under ultraviolet "black light."