From Museum Basement, A ‘new’ Dinosaur

A paleontologists chose a name for an unknown dinosaur genus that has brought him more publicity than any of his other discoveries.

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  • What lies beneath?
    Come down to the depths of the Museum basement for an exclusive peek at the Tank Room. Watch as Museum curators Oliver Crimmen, James Maclaine and Jeff Streicher introduce you to some of the 22 million specimens stored in alcohol, including a Greenland ...
    06/12/2018 - 8:51 pm | View Link
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    Sabaj is responsible for about 1.6 million fish specimens—from giant sea bass to a tiny minnow that is among the smallest fish in the world—floating in jars on shelves in the academy’s basement. But the collection of the oldest continually operating ...
    06/12/2018 - 9:38 am | View Link
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    06/11/2018 - 5:05 pm | View Link
  • St Albans Museum and Gallery opens to the public
    A basement gallery was excavated under the building to host national touring exhibitions and contemporary art shows, and the ground floor now features a gift shop, learning studio, visitor information point and cafe. St Albans District Council Portfolio ...
    06/8/2018 - 1:25 am | View Link
  • The Cahoon homestead house, Rose Hill Museum, turns 200 years old
    The stairs wrapped around the fireplace on the north side with steps to the upstairs rooms. The basement, open to the east, housed a large stone fireplace for cooking and processing meats. The walls contained white oak lath sprung between the joists.
    06/5/2018 - 3:32 am | View Link
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  • Hoplodactylus delcourti
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    06/17/2018 - 2:39 am | View Website
  • National Museum of Singapore
    The front block of the museum building dates back to 1887. It features an elegant neo-Palladian design, a European style of architecture characterised by a highly symmetrical façade and the use of pediments above windows.
    06/17/2018 - 1:42 am | View Website
  • Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health
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    06/16/2018 - 7:23 pm | View Website
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    06/16/2018 - 6:18 pm | View Website
  • The Basement Reno – Reno, NV Marketplace
    Host your party or event at The Basement. Countless groups and organizations have rated our location as a top organizing venue in town.
    06/16/2018 - 1:32 pm | View Website
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