The case study—the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas—is examined in detail to show how its precast concrete panels can contribute to design excellence, including sustainability, high performance, efficient construction, and advantages for o Read More
Perot Museum Paleontologist Makes
Another Dino Discovery!
Dr. Tony Fiorillo, curator of Earth Sciences at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and his team are back in Alaska’s Denali National Park this summer exploring the dinosaur tracksite they recently discovered there. The tracksite contained the footprints (and even skin and nail impressions) of thousands of hadrosaurs - or duck-billed dinosaurs - as well as tracks from various other dinosaurs, providing new insight into the lives of these fascinating animals. Click the links above to read more.
The museum, which has been under construction since 2009, opens Dec. 1 and will showcase 11 exhibit halls filled with interactive, hands-on learning that is spread out over 180,000 square feet. Read More
When the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science opens, visitors will be able to feel the ground shake beneath them in an earthquake simulation, program a robot to navigate a maze and even test their speed against a virtual Tyrannosaurus rex. Read More
As I looked at the sandstone, limestone, evaporite and a gigantic amethyst geode in the Lyda Hill Gem & Minerals Hall of the Perot Museum of Nature & Science, I couldn’t help but think that this place really rocks. Read More
On May 25, 2005, T. Boone Pickens flew to Houston for a field trip. Forrest Hoglund, a fellow oilman, wanted to show him the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Read More