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Circuito a pie 5 American museum of natural history: Una manzana al norte se encuentra este museo, con numerosas exposiciones de la vida salvaje, geología y astronomía. Si no se puede visitar todo el museo (Ocuparía como mínimo un día), al menos se puede echar un vistazo al Rose Center for Earth & Space.

Feather identification expert Roxie Laybourne, amidst a portion of NMNH's bird collection. Photo by Chip Clark. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Take a Rare Peek at the Secret Collections in Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

Collections from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology are displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Invertebrate Zoology Staff present: Paul Greenhall, Robert Hershler, Ellen Strong, Jerry Harasewych, and Linda Cole.

The ‘Ceramic Galleries’ at the Victoria & Albert Museum (London) were designed as a visible storage showcase as part of the reinstallation of the ceramic galleries phase II. The visible study collection contains 26,000 objects that are displayed with the idea that they are – on demand – available to curators, specialists and the general public.

The Ceramics Study Galleries at the Victoria & Albert museum in London by OPERA Amsterdam have just been announced as the winner of the display category at the inaugural Inside awards in Barcelona.

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At the wonderful Zoology Museum that time forgot, housed at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania

National Mineral Collection, Department of Mineral Sciences | Inside The Vast Archives Of The Smithsonian's Museum Of Natural History

Inside The Vast Archives Of The Smithsonian's Museum Of Natural History

Natural history museum collections are tremendous repositories of specimens and data of many sorts, including phenotypes, tissue samples, vocal recordings, geographic distributions, parasites, and diet.  Photo by Jeremiah Trimble, Department of Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

Natural history museum collections, photo by Jeremiah Trimble, Department of Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

A presentation of entomology specimens arranged within one aisle of the Entomology Department compactor collection cabinets at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.

The collections of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. comprise the majority of the Smithsonian's collections, both in scope an...

Inside the Collections of the Smithsonian

Birds collections from the Department of Vertebrate Zoology are displayed at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. In the foreground is Roxie Laybourne, a feather identification expert.

The Natural History Museum Finally Revealed What They Have Stored In The Back

The Natural History Museum Finally Revealed What They Have Stored In The Back

Anthropological collections are displayed in Pod 1 at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Support Center in Suitland, Maryland.

Giant fourteenth century tomes, held in the archives of Prague Castle.

Giant fourteenth century tomes, held in the archives of Prague Castle. Dear Lord, look at those giant books.

Libro portaveneno de la Envenenadora de París

Secret poison case disguised as a book, century (This website has TONS of storage ideas, DIY projects and simply amazing things!) That’s where I put my deadly poisons! I totally forgot. Isn’t this the most amazing thing ever?

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“Blessings be on this house,“ Granny said, perfunctorily. It was always a good opening remark for a witch. It concentrated people’s minds on what other things might be on this house.

My Trip to Alexis Turner's "London Taxidermy" Shop: Guest Post for new Walter Potter Blog

Walter Potter Taxidermy: Alexis Turner's "London Taxidermy": Guest Post by Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Editor and Co-Author of "Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy"

The Botany Department Herbarium at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, displaying algae specimens, including coraline algae, wet specimens and the usual herbarium sheets. Pictured researchers are Dr. James Norris (right, front), his research assistant Bob Sims (left, front), and associate researcher, Katie Norris (left, back)

The backroom collections of the National Museum of Natural History

2007 Botany-Algae-Collection National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC