Book your child in summer science day camp!

Registration is open for our camps! The KU Natural History Museum offers three summer day camps: Sea Science on Monday June 6, Science-PALOOZA on Wednesday June 8, and Geology Explorations on Friday June 10. Participants explore nature and science through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and experiments in the museum and out in the field. For more information, call 785-864-4173.

Land bridges linking ancient India and Eurasia were ‘freeways’ for biodiversity exchange

The exchange of animals and plants between these areas laid the foundations for countless modern species.

Fun things to do at the museum

What to See and Do

From Mosasaur Munchies to Science Scoops limericks, use our museum checklists and scavenger hunts to explore the museum during your next visit.

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Collection Focus:

The Entomology collections at the KU Biodiversity Institute are estimated to contain over 4.9 million pinned and labeled specimens.

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Going somewhere? Take your museum membership card with you.  Members receive free admission to more than 300 museums worldwide.