University of Nebraska State Museum
Founded in 1871 and located in Morrill Hall, the University of Nebraska State Museum is a natural history and science museum. It is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Scientific fields covered are as follows: anthropology, botany, entomology, invertebrate paleontology, vertebrate paleontology, parasitology, and zoology. The museum also features the Mueller Planetarium, which features laser shows and films about astronomy and space exploration. A highlight of the museum is the Elephant Hall, which features the world's largest articulated fossil mammoth and other ancient mammoth bones.
Backstory and Context
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