Museum Information

YES WE ARE OPEN!

Temporary operating hours due to the "plague" are as of April 2021: 

 Monday through Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm

Visitors should plan on arriving at least 45 minutes prior to closing

How to find us

The museum is located inside the Mall at Wellington Green, at Forest Hill Blvd and S. State Rd. 7 (441)
Best entrance is the food court on east side of the mall. 
The museum is in space 172 on the lower level 

                                                                         April Events


Archaeology Lecture
Friday, April 9th, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

"Great Wonders Of The New World: The Mounds Of Ancient North America"

Sponsored by the
South Florida Chapter
Archaeological Institute of America
 

                                                          Presented by Dr.  Megan C. Kassabaum,
                                         Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
 
Stretching over 2,500 miles from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River has been called “the Nile of North America.” Like its counterpart in Egypt, the Mississippi Valley is among the richest archaeological regions on the continent. Home to thousands of earthen mounds, it contains both the oldest and the most elaborate monumental architecture in North America. Based on fifteen seasons of fieldwork conducted on mound sites across the Eastern United States, this lecture explores the 5,000-years history of moundbuilding from the earliest sites built by mobile hunter-gatherers to Cahokia, the first city in North America built about 1000 years ago.

                                                                                               This is an online event only via Zoom, link appears below:
                                                                             https://zoom.us/j/97013598442?pwd=alBsaVVuUHBQWnVsUmZaOW5VRmtQQT09


                                                                       Featured Exhibits 

Expedition Ice Age

Expedition Ice Age: The Past Becomes Alive! Mammoths, Mastodons, Giant Sloths, and Saber-toothed Cats! Come see an amazing collection of real fossils and exquisite museum replicas.

Cheryll the Triceratops

Excavated by the Museum's paleontologists the majority
of Cheryll's bones are the real thing! Come see the only actual dinosaur skeleton available for viewing in southern Florida. 


                                                         On the National Geographic Channel


Robert DePalma and Dr. Phil Manning
National Geographic Channel

"Dino Death Match" and "Ultimate Dino Survivor"


"Dino Death Match"

Watch the latest episode of the National  Geographic Channel

With commentary by PBMNH Curator of Paleontology
Robert DePalma

Does the recently discovered and controversial "Dueling Dinosaurs" fossil provide proof of the validity of  Nanotyrannus as a species vs classification as a juvenile T. rex? Without a doubt according to Robert and his colleagues Dr. Robert Bakker of the Houston Museum of Natural History and Pete Larson of the Black Hills Institute.

Nanotyrannus is the rarest and most enigmatic of the Late Cretaceous tyrannosaurids. Its sleek build, smaller size, and powerful legs made it an exceptionally agile and lethal predator. "Tara" is one of only three of her kind yet discovered, and is  the only fully mounted skeleton of this fascinating dinosaur.

Check out some teaser information and gallery images on Nat Geo's website: http://natgeotv.com/in/ dino-death-match



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