Ocean Planet

April 22, 1995 – April 30, 1996

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Center, behind escalators, Hall 10 Floor Plan

This exhibition explores both the majesty, diversity, and bounty of the world's oceans and the threats to the marine ecosystem. With the aid of state-of-the-art technology, these topics are examined in 6 sections:

  • Ocean Features
  • Sea People
  • Sea Store
  • Threats
  • Oceans in Peril
  • Reflections

This exhibition is the culmination of a 4-year effort to study and understand environmental issues affecting the health of the world's oceans.