Pencil these exhibition dates into your calendar to help you plan your future visits. And be sure to check back to this web page to keep up to date on what’s at the Sternberg Museum.
May 27, 2017 – September 4, 2017 (This is the U.S. premiere of this exhibit)
Beginning Saturday, May 27, get a glimpse at what life was like before the greatest mass extinction of all time. You will have the opportunity to travel back in time to the super continent, Pangea, when bizarre reptiles and amphibians ruled the Earth, 50 million years before dinosaurs first graced the planet. Interact with animatronic Permian creatures and set your sights on skeletons of these magnificent beasts for yourself. This unique expedition closes Labor Day weekend.
September 30, 2017 – December 21, 2017
Beginning Saturday, September 30, explore a wide array if African wildlife. This exhibition consists of a thirty-two food wide, freestanding center piece depicting giraffes, lions, hippopotamuses, and more. Explore the current extinction crisis that confronts Africa’s animal kingdom today. Learn how you can help save the spiraling loss of iconic mega and microfauna. This unique exhibit closes December 21, 2017.
Rattlerssss is here! The Sternberg Museum has created a one-of-a-kind educational exhibit on the rattlesnakes of the United States entitled “Rattlerssss: From Fear to Fascination”. Over 40 species of rattlesnake are alive on the earth today, 22 of which occur somewhere in the United States.
This exhibit centers on the display of LIVE rattlesnakes,ranging from the gigantic Eastern Diamondback, to the extremely toxic Tiger Rattlesnake. Come learn about where these snakes occur, the habitats they live in, and the unique behaviors and adaptations of each species. Check in frequently, as the individual snakes in the display are regularly changed to show variations in color and pattern.