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Historical Objects and Exhibits of the The National Museum of Natural History

NMNH-Rotunda

The National Museum of Natural History contains over 126 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artefacts.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the The National Museum of Natural History include:

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“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

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