Open House and Film:
First Annual Members Day

Celebrate the completion of new and improved exhibits from pre-Columbian archaeology to excavation of a Tyrannosaurus rex fossil to an exhibit all about the color red. Then, stay for ice cream and a movie: at 8:30, the museum will offer the 1982 classic E.T. on the south lawn. Members, guests, and those curious about the benefits of membership are welcome!

Saturday, Aug. 16
Open house: 7:30 pm
Film, E.T.: 8:30 pm

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Research:
Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)

The beetle family Chrysomelidae provides a rich source of research for scientists.
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From Mosasaur Munchies to Science Scoops limericks, use our museum checklists and scavenger hunts to explore the museum during your next visit.
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Collection Focus:
Ichthyology

KU’s Ichthyology Collection is a diverse collection of 680,000 fishes and 11,000 tissues with an emphasis on the midwest.
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Going somewhere? Take your museum membership card with you.  Members receive free admission to more than 300 museums worldwide.
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