Natural History of the Mid-South

Journey into a world of geology, paleontology, nature and beyond.

 

See skeletons and skulls of massive apex predators. Explore the great diversity of mammals that once inhabited our region. Learn about man’s impact on these mammals and why some are now extinct. Follow human evolution covering nearly seven million years. Pay a visit to our animatronic T-Rex. Marvel at ancient meteorites as old as the stars and see the Canyon Diablo Meteorite. Trace the history of the Earth from its formation 4.6 billion years ago to the last Ice Age. Learn about dinosaurs, mastodons, giant amphibians and other fascinating creatures. Join us and be an explorer for a day.