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BySternberg Museum May 29, 2020

Into the Arctic: An Exhibition of Art and Film

INTO THE ARCTIC showcases over fifty original oil paintings by artist Cory Trépanier. Over a decade in the making, this traveling exhibition c...

BySternberg Museum May 13, 2020

The Sternberg Museum’s Reopening Date

The Sternberg Museum is reopening on June 3rd with our regular hours. Our hours are from 9 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday and 1 pm to 6 ...

BySternberg Museum Dec 17, 2019

Prairie Ocean: Long Time, No Sea

The Prairie Ocean: Long Time, No Sea, is here at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History. Created by Chuck Bonner and Ray Troll, the exhibit w...

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...

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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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