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BySternberg Museum Dec 4, 2019

Holiday Hours

The Sternberg Museum will be closed the following days in observance of the Holiday Season. Christmas Eve: December 24 Christmas Day: De...

BySternberg Museum Nov 25, 2019

A 91-million-year-old fossilized shark discovered in Kansas! Newly described as Cretodus houghtonorum.

A 91-million-year-old shark, recently described as Cretodus houghtonorum, was discovered in 2010 near a ranch located in Mitchell County. Th...

BySternberg Museum Nov 4, 2019

Patterns in Nature by Clinton Marstall

New Traveling Exhibit November 2019 - January 2020 In searching for a personal relationship with our natural environment and finding solace...

BySternberg Museum Sep 13, 2019

Thomas D. Mangelsen A Life in the Wild

New Traveling ExhibitSeptember 21st, 2019 – December 29th, 2019The Sternberg Museum is proud to host Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild...

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Outdoor exploration is at the heart of our science camps and programs. Getting students outside interacting with nature, each other and instructors helps to anchor our lessons with powerful firsthand experiences. We look forward to sharing the wonder of science and exploration with you this summer!

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