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Human Origins Gallery

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

  • Date Tuesday, October 01, 2013 - Sunday, October 01, 2017
  • Location Cleveland Museum of Natural History
    1 Wade Oval Drive Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

When you visit the Museum, you’ll have the opportunity to delve deep into the past in its dinosaur hall, discover the outer reaches of the Universe in Shafran Planetarium, and experience natural wonders in outdoor galleries. Children can experience hands-on... more


Journey back through time to meet a brand-new “Lucy” and other ancient human ancestors. This new permanent exhibition on human evolution showcases current discoveries in the field of paleoanthropology. The exhibit’s centerpiece is an amazingly lifelike Lucy, the famous 3.2 million-year-old human ancestor, posed back to back with the most accurate skeletal reconstruction of this fossil in the world. Free with Museum admission. Open permanently. Times vary. 216-231-4600 or www.cmnh.org

Lucy image: Reconstruction by John Gurche

Human Origins Gallery

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