Diplodocus carnegii statue

Diplodocus statue outside the museum

The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh are operated by the Carnegie Institute and are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Institute also runs the Three Rivers Arts Festival.

One of the most beloved of these museums is the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.


From the discovery of Diplodocus carnegii to the skull of Samson, the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skull known to date, be named, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History has one of the finest dinosaur collections in the world, and the third-largest in the USA. The museum's dinosaur exhibits were renovated in 2005 and opened two years later newly expanded as Dinosaurs in Their Time. The museum has a paleolab where museum visitors can watch fossils being prepared for display.The museum also recently discovered the Fruitafossor windscheffeli, a prehistoric termite-eating mammal.

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