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The KU Natural History Museum offers several education programs for school groups with subjects ranging from fossils and geology to DNA and particles in the subatomic world. Programs offered through the Public Education department are developed and taught by museum education professionals with science backgrounds and years of experience teaching in informal learning environments. Book your school program now by calling 785-864-4173.

 

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Research:
Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)

The beetle family Chrysomelidae provides a rich source of research for scientists.
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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:
Ichthyology

KU’s Ichthyology Collection is a diverse collection of 680,000 fishes and 11,000 tissues with an emphasis on the midwest.
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Get Your Museum Passport

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