Overview

The Museum of Natural History showcases displays of zoology specimens, plant specimens, and geoscience exhibits from around the world, with an emphasis on Louisiana and the surrounding regions. 6 million fish, a half a million plant specimens, a large collection of native American artifacts, dinosaur bones and replicas (Tyrannosaurus rex, Allosaurus fragilis, etc.), rocks, minerals, and geological speicmens.

 A 240 gallon saltwater reef tank featuring beautiful tropical fish and corals. A 150 gallon freshwater tank simulating a tropical aquatic system.

A 240 gallon saltwater reef tank featuring beautiful tropical fish and corals. A 150 gallon freshwater tank simulating a tropical aquatic system.

 Models and fossils of dinosaurs, ancient vertebrates, invertebrates, plants, and many others.

Models and fossils of dinosaurs, ancient vertebrates, invertebrates, plants, and many others.

 Prehistoric mammals.    

Prehistoric mammals.


 

 Highlights of the local natural history include snake skins, bird nests, oddities, sea shells, exotic skins, native plants, and many insects.

Highlights of the local natural history include snake skins, bird nests, oddities, sea shells, exotic skins, native plants, and many insects.

 Many mounts of African, North American, and Asian animals.   

Many mounts of African, North American, and Asian animals.

 

 Lecture Room

Lecture Room