University of Nebraska State Museum

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University of Nebraska State Museum
Elephant Hall, Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.jpg
University of Nebraska State Museum
Elephant Hall
Established 1871
Location 645 North 14th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska
Coordinates 40°49′12″N 96°42′07″W / 40.82000°N 96.70194°W / 40.82000; -96.70194
Type Natural history museum

The University of Nebraska State Museum, also known as Elephant Hall, is a natural history museum featuring Nebraska biodiversity, paleontology, and cultural diversity. It was founded in 1871. The museum is located in Morrill Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus near the corner of 14th and Vine Streets in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.

The museum houses Mueller Planetarium, a hands-on science discovery center, and the Elephant Hall, where visitors can see the world's largest articulated fossil mammoth among the collection of fossil elephants. Also featured are interactive paleontology exhibits, a dinosaur gallery, ancient life and evolution exhibits, wildlife dioramas, gems and minerals, American Indian and African exhibits, and a temporary exhibit gallery featuring rotating displays on diverse topics including photography, quilts and fine arts.

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