Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection
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Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History

Delicately arranged within numerous of drawers, flat files, and shelving units are the collections of the National Museum of Natural History which together constitute 90% of the Smithsonian’s collections. Found in these material combinations are the reference objects that help scientists, researchers, and museum curators know our planet—from solid earth fragments to biological material and cultural objects from civilizations long diseased.

In this phenomenal photo series from the Smithsonian, we get to see the many researchers matched with the items they explore and decide behind doors closed to the general public. You can learn more about these collections on NMNH’s website.

 

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Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

Explore the Large Scientific Collections of National Museum of Natural History -museums, collection

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