Museum Collections

Natural history museums are amazing sources of information and wonder about our world and its inhabitants. Each year millions of people pour through the halls of these institutions to take a peek at nature's wonders, but most have no idea that what they see in the public portion of a museum is just a fraction of the treasures and vital information that museums hold behind the scenes and in digital data repositories. Learn more about these valuable institutions and the scientific questions their data can answer in the videos, bios, and lessons below!