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Illustration depicting relative size of the first restoration of a Tyrannosaurus rex ever published. American Museum of Natural History Bulletin Vol. XXI. ‘Tyrannosaurus and Other Cretaceous Carnivorous Dinosaurs.’ (1905).

A Tyrannosaur Family Reunion

WED, JUNE 25, 2014, 01:15 PM EST

Four tyrannosaurs make their way to D.C. Watch Video >


POSTERity: WPA's Art Legacy & America's Public Lands

WED, MAY 28, 2014, 09:30 AM EST

Department of the Interior Museum curator Tracy Baetz introduces "POSTERity: WPA's Art Legacy & America's Public Lands." Watch Video >

Detail of Interior Museum’s 75th anniversary commemorative image by Brian Maebius.

Alphabet Soup & the Art of the WPA

WED, MAY 7, 2014, 10:04 AM EST

Hear how the art programs of the 1930s created a lasting legacy. Watch Video >

 Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey

Restoring the Everglades: Understanding the Past is the Key to the Future

WED, MARCH 5, 2014, 05:30 PM EST

Learn how data from sediment core informs restoration in the Everglades. Watch Video >

Scaffolded Washington Monument. Image courtesy of the Interior Museum. Photo by Diana Ziegler,

Monumental Task: Repairing Earthquake Damage to the Washington Monument

WED, JULY 10, 2013, 10:46 AM EST

Learn how the 2011 Virginia earthquake damaged the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument and how it was repaired. Watch Video >

Purple-throated Carib hummingbird feeding, Dominica. Photograph courtesy of Charles J Sharp.

Planting for Pollinators: Welcoming Hummingbirds, Bees, and Butterflies to Your Home Garden

WED, MAY 29, 2013, 01:15 PM EST

Design a garden with native plants that attract and support pollinators Watch Video >

Graphic of karst

An Unseen World Beneath Our Feet: Caves, Sinkholes, and Springs

WED, APRIL 3, 2013, 03:16 PM EST

Learn about the soluble rock layers can be found beneath a quarter of the United States. Watch Video >

 An entelodont, a pig-like omnivore that was once indigenous to North America, Europe, and Asia from the Eocene to Miocene period devours a dinosaur.

Discovering Dinosaurs on Public Lands

THU, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012, 02:20 PM EST

Explore a renaissance in the field of paleontology and what new fossil discoveries are on the horizon. Watch Video >

Indian and Soldier

Indians, Corn, and the American West: Maynard Dixon’s New Deal Mural for the U.S. Department of the Interior

SAT, SEPTEMBER 19, 2009, 09:43 AM EST

Dr. Erika Doss discusses the complexities surrounding government-funded art projects during the 1930s and how American Artist Maynard Dixon negotiated with New Deal tastemakers in his depiction of modern American Indians and the American West. Watch Video >