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BySternberg Museum Sep 29, 2020

Environmental Impact II

October 2nd, 2020 – May 15th, 2021 Traditionally, art depicts nature as beautiful, pristine scenery. However, this is not the case for som...

BySternberg Museum Jul 3, 2020

The Sternberg Museum’s Coronavirus Policy

The Sternberg Museum is still taking every necessary precaution to maintain the health and safety of its guests and staff. In order to help us...

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 Sep 17, 2018

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