In 2006, Anthony Fiorillo traversed miles of jagged Arctic terrain to find fossils that were embedded in the side of a cliff. Those are now housed at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, where Dr. Fiorillo works as curator of paleontology. Read More
Perot Museum Unveils Exponential Fun with
Extreme sports, NASA robots, freeze-motion movie technology, music mixing, fashion design and more adds up to the inspiring new traveling exhibition at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2theXtreme: MathAlive! Presented in both English and Spanish, this exhibition explodes with opportunities to explore the real world math behind what kids love most - at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through January 4, 2015. Click the news links above to see the extreme fun!
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.
Perot Museum Premieres Galapagos 3D with special appearance by Jeff Corwin
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.
Catch a Le Theatre de Marionette performance of Hansel and Gretelas part of the Perot Museum’s Countries, Cultures and Kids program for those 5 and younger. Kids can make puppets using paper bags and craft supplies after the show. Read More
Less than eight months since its December 1 debut to the general public, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science has topped the 1 million mark in visitors coming through the doors, a milestone reached much earlier than museum officials anticipated. Read More
Sometime this afternoon, the one-millionth visitor passed through the doors of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science — less than eight months after it opened its doors. Read More
Dig for gems, explore stones and take part in experiments as Discovery Days at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science brings earth science to life with Let’s Rock. Read More
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has North Texas covered with new and exciting summertime activities for all ages! Read More
Less than two years after announcing the discovery of a new species of dinosaur in Alaska’s North Slope, paleontologists from thePerot Museum of Nature and Sciencein Dallas have uncovered a juvenile specimen that came from the same hole in the ground. Read More
PATRIOTIC ART At the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, kids 5 and younger, with an adult companion, can make a Fourth of July collage with various art materials in Art Lab in the Moody Family Children’s Museum. Read More
Like Flat Stanley, the Perot Museum is a great place to start kids on their museum quest. Currently on display is Plastiki, a 60-foot catamaran made of 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles. Read More
A new exhibit has opened for the summer at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas. It is called Recycle Reef, and the highlight of the display is a large reef — similar to a coral reef — made entirely of donated recyclables. Read More