Carnegie Museum of Natural History is an adventure millions of years in the making. The museum's collection includes more than 20 million specimens, objects, and artifacts. It is the world's third-largest repository of dinosaur fossils. Amazing cultural anthropology collections, as well as spectacular collections of birds, bugs, gems and minerals. The museum is both a distinguished research institution, and a dynamic, family-friendly destination, interpreting collections and research for the public through permanent and temporary exhibits, lectures, special events, and educational programs.