Georgia Museum of Natural History

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Georgia Museum of Natural History
Location Athens, Georgia, United States
Website dromus.nhm.uga.edu

Georgia Museum of Natural History is the U.S. state of Georgia's museum of natural history in Athens.[1] The science portion of the museum has fourteen different collections in Archaeology, Arthropod, Botany Herbarium, Economic Geology, Herpetology, Ichthyology, Invertebrate, Mammalogy, Mycological Herbarium, Ornithology, Paleontology, Pollen and Plant Microspore, Rocks and Minerals, and Zooarchaeology[2] as well as more than 325,000 alcohol induced fish specimens.[3] In addition, there are exhibits, archives, and entertainment for children.[4] Its more than four million objects makes it one of the largest museums in the Southeast.[5] The museum's webpage is one of the most visited on the University of Georgia website.[6]

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  1. ^ "Information". Georgia Museum of Natural History. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Collections". Georgia Museum of Natural History. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]
  3. ^ "FAQ". Georgia Museum of Natural History. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Exhibit". Georgia Museum of Natural History. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Museum is a cram course on natural history: UGA lacks the space to display collections". The Atlanta Journal. April 6, 1985. 
  6. ^ "Public role sought for natural history museum". Morris News Service. March 7, 2000. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]

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