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KU Natural History Museum, Lawrence

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The KU Natural History Museum is home to four floors of public exhibits including the historic Panorama that dates to the 1893 World’s Fair. The museum features live snakes and insects; vertebrate fossils including T. rex material; parasites and microbes; and the flora and fauna of the Great Plains. Put KU Natural History Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lawrence holiday maker.
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  • I live in Lawrence and had been to this museum many times as a kid. We took our grandkids, and while it hadn’t changed a lot since my last visit, they absolutely loved it. The displays allowed them...  more »
  • This has a diverse selection of natural history in Kansas. Each floor has quite a bit of information packed in and would be educational and exciting for all ages. I really enjoyed the panoramic...  more »
  • This museum was stunning in its size and quantity of natural specimens. The decor and lighting greatly complemented the exhibits. This museum has been expertly curated and we ended up spending much more time taking everything in standing in open-mouthed awe.This is seriously a fantastic museum, a must-see.
  • This is an amazing museum. So much history and great displays of bones, animals and scenes. A must see when you are in Lawrence.

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