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Wonders and Blunders

Date

Mar 21, 2020 to Oct 4, 2020
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

Wonders and Blunders
Books and manuscripts will be on display from the Byron Reed Collection to showcase the fantastical designs of early natural history textbooks and travel stories. Scientifically precise drawings of insects with gilded gold wings fill books on the flora and fauna of North America and details abound in the stories brought back by Lewis and Clark of the magnificent bears found across the American West. Yet, it is not all what it seems. Modern readers can look back to these works and see stereotypes or wildly outlandish claims not rooted in science or fact. Today we have the benefit of looking back, but one day our current natural history guides might be in an exhibit of their own.

Cost $Adults: 11 Seniors (62+): 8 Children: 7 Children Under 2 Free
Location

The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE
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Additional Information

For more information:

The Durham Museum

Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: The Durham Museum

Website: https://durhammuseum.org/

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