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Prepare for Your Visit

The Museum of Natural History is currently located in the 90-year-old Ruthven Museums Building which is not fully air-conditioned. Visitors should dress accordingly.  

All air-conditioned areas of the Museum are on the 4th floor.

  • Planetarium (Tickets: $5 per person; check the schedule here.)
  • Archaeology Gallery
  • Bristle Mammoth Exhibit
  • Museum on the Move Exhibit

The Museum will close in this location on December 30, 2017, and will re-open next door in the beautiful and climate-controlled Biological Science Building in 2019. Read about the move here.