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March 21, 2019

Museum of Natural History

February 6, 2019

U-M to unveil new home for Museum of Natural History April 14

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History has announced it will reopen to the public April 14 in a brand-new building.

Favorite displays and specimens will mix with new exhibits in a state-of-the-art learning facility that combines billions of years of natural history with cutting-edge scientific research.

September 4, 2018

Biological Sciences Building showcases science to the world

Spanning 312,000 square feet in the heart of Central Campus, the University of Michigan’s new Biological Sciences Building will serve as a hub of scientific innovation and give the public an opportunity to discover science in action.

July 2, 2018

Campus briefs

Loss of leaves on North Campus trees caused by caterpillars

March 14, 2018

Museum acquires lifelike reconstruction of human relative

When the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History reopens in its new home about a year from now, visitors to the evolution gallery will come face to face with a life-size, hyperrealistic sculptural reconstruction of an extinct human relative that roamed southern Africa 2 million years ago.

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