The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is one of the premiere science museums in the world. Here are some photos from a visit.
Life-size statue of “Dippy” the Diplodocus outside the museum entrance.
Prep lab where fossils are cleaned and mounted for display
Fossilized trackway left by a Eurypterid, an ancient giant sea scorpion.
Diorama of the Pennsylvanian coal forests.
The Hall of Minerals
Solid gold model of the Apollo Lunar Lander. Three of these were made by the Cartier company as gifts for the Apollo 11 astronauts.
Termites trapped in amber
A Mososaur and a giant fish
Apatosaurus, Diplodocus, and Allosaurus
Two T rex skeletons
Ceratopsian dinosaur skulls
Ice Age Mammals
Hall of African Mammals. taxidermy mounts.
Lower jaw of Sperm Whale
Canopic jars, used to store internal organs
Reconstruction of Inuit Native hunting walrus from a kayak
Inuit spear points
Native American basketry from the southwest
Plains area Native American bonnets and headdresses