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Burpee Museum of Natural History


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Burpee Museum of Natural History Burpee Museum is a natural history museum specializing in paleontology, geology, biology, and Native American life with three floors of exhibits. After four years of preparation, Jane is now on display as the centerpiece of a new exhibit at Burpee Museum - Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur. Come discover what happened during the 66 million years she lay buried, visit the expedition's Montana base camp, and view Jane's fully restored 21-foot skeleton.

On the Museum's third floor you'll find a special place for children and families to explore! Full of games, live animals, books, and activities, the Gallery is the perfect place to spend a day discovering the natural world together.

Also exhibits of T. Rex and mammoth skeletal casts; a coal forest with simulated thunderstorms, a 3-culture Native American exhibit, geo-science exhibit, viewable lab, green roof, store. Travel underground through a connection tunnel to other museums.


Admission: Adults: $5:00; Children 3-17: $4.00
Hours: Monday through Saturday: 10am-5pm. Sunday: noon-5pm.
Address: 737 N. Main
Phone: 815-965-3433
Our Email: info@burpee.org
Our Website:www.burpee.org
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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