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 or Bust! Paleontologists excavate mammoth skeleton found in Ellis County for its final journey to the Perot Museum
Paleontologists and volunteers worked for weeks to carefully cover, protect and pack up a nearly complete mammoth skeleton found in Ellis County, for the journey to its new home at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Moving the Mammuthus columbi specimen was truly a mammoth undertaking! Click the news links to see the process in action.
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Well-Preserved Mammoth Skeleton Unearthed in North Texas is Donated to Perot Museum of Nature and Science
An incredibly pristine and rare, nearly complete mammoth skeleton has been generously donated to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The excavation and transport of the specimen – believed to be 20,000 to 60,000 years old – will take place over the next few weeks. Thanks to the generosity of the Wayne McEwen family, along with the leadership and support of Navarro College, the Mammuthus columbi specimen found in Ellis County has been donated to the Perot Museum. Once catalogued into the Museum’s collections, the remarkable fossil will be preserved for scientific research and study for years to come. Click the news links above for 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