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March 17, 2010 - Permanent
Museum: Natural History Museum
Location: 1st Floor, Northwest Wing (Halls 11 & 12)
This major exhibition hall focuses on the story of human origins and probes the ecological and genetic connections that human beings have had with the natural world over time. It examines the shared framework of humankind -- the biological and cultural history we all share -- as well as the differences that exist and preoccupy us today.
Related catalogue: What Does It Mean To Be Human, by Rick Potts: $24.95 (paper)
Related mobile app for iPhone and Android: MEanderthal
The museum marked its 100th anniversary on the National Mall with the opening of this new exhibition hall on the same date when the museum opened to the public: March 17, 1910.