KU Paleontology Up Close

KU Paleontology Up Close image from exhibit of multiple specimens including invertebrate and vertebrate

On display in the 3rd floor gallery

Travel through hundreds of millions of years of evolution in this exhibit highlighting some of the Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum's paleontology research. Take a close look at plant and animal fossils, including rarely-seen small specimens and learn about their fascinating stories. Research from our divisions of KU Paleobotany, KU Invertebrate Paleontology and KU Vertebrate Paleontology are featured. 

You can also step back in time virtually! Experience the exhibit online.