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
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.
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
A new specimen attributable to an immature individual of Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum (Dinosauria, Ceratopsidae) from the Kikak-Tegoseak Quarry in northern Alaska preserves a mix of features that provides refinement to the sequence of ontogenetic stages and Read More
One hole in the ground of Alaska has revealed a second great surprise. Paleontologists from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas have uncovered a baby dinosaur in the same spot they uncovered a new species of dinosaur years ago. Read More
Officials for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science have touted their green goals from the moment the building was announced, so as the museum moves into its first summer, it's no surprise they're showcasing even more green features. The latest offering Read More
Families can use recyclable materials to sculpt creations that they can take home or add to “Recycle Reef,” the Perot Museum’s temporary summer exhibit, presented by Gold Metal Recyclers and supported by VHA. Read More
While kids and their parents trudged out of the Dallas sticky heat and into the much cooler Perot Museum of Nature and Science on Thursday afternoon, museum officials couldn’t have asked for a better backdrop to announce their showcase summer exhibit. Read More
Visitors of all ages can check out a portable planetarium that demonstrates the planets and the stars, make recycled rockets with Oil and Cotton, participate in hands-on space experiments and enjoy an “Intergalactic” story time... Read More
Science museums have a way of bringing the kid out in anyone, and the very first summer of the Perot Museum’s existence will be no different. Read More
A submarine piloted by director James Cameron for a solo dive to the deepest place in the oceans was preparing Saturday for a cross-country journey to its permanent home in Massachusetts. Read More