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Michigan museum makes 'mammoth' room for one-of-a-kind find

The University of Michigan’s Museum of Natural History is working on something big. You might even say that it’s mammoth.

Michigan mammoth bones: Lessons about early North American settlers

Even if it doesn't rewrite history, the incomplete Bristle Mammoth exhibit could help museums convey a clearer picture of scientific process.


The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History offers an array of educational programs and exhibits for both campus and community. Check out our Calendar of Events and Public Programs for things to do. Four floors of exhibits include the largest display of dinosaurs in Michigan, Michigan wildlife, anthropology, geology, and several changing exhibits. The Planetarium will transport you to the furthest reaches of space. School and community groups enjoy programs guided by U-M student docents. The Museum also provides a window into cutting-edge U-M science research.