Skip to comments.Smithsonian’s dinosaur hall to close April 28 for five-year renovation
Posted on 01/18/2014 7:39:24 AM PST by OddLane
More than 65 million years after they went extinct, dinosaurs are about to disappear again at least from public view in Washington.
The Smithsonians National Museum of Natural History said Friday that its high-traffic dinosaur hall will close April 28 for a previously announced $48 million makeover. Most of the popular specimens wont reappear until 2019, when the Fossil Hall at the worlds second-most-visited museum is reopened.
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Smithsonians dinosaur hall to close April 28 and won’t open until Americans accept a 50% tax increase.
I hear the Helen Thomas exhibit is supposed to be spectacular once it re-opens.
Perhaps a few RINO Republican wax figures should be added.
My thought too. Another mini government shutdown.
The Current FReepathon Pays For The Current Quarters Expenses?
That's the government for ya!!
Don’t worry , it will take longer and cost more.
At the rate we’re going under comrade Obama, in 5 years AMERICA may be extinct.
They can change the reactor vessels in a Nimitz class in three years.
During which, EVERY dinosaur we’ve ever heard about will be renamed to a more pleasant sounding, non-violent name. Additionally, we will all be treated to NEW government-sponsored research that the dinosaurs were all vegetarian and any meat-eating aspects about them can be attributed to rabid, right-wing purported ‘scholars.’
The word dinosaur itself stands for "terrible lizard". Dino (terrible), saur (lizard).
Expect that name to change also.
Always one of my favorite halls to visit at the Natural History Museum.
Man, even the dinosaurs are gettin’ laid off...
I think we have a winner!
FTA: But the Smithsonians National Museum of African American History and Culture, which broke ground in February 2012, is expected to open on the Mall in November 2015 after fewer than four years. That museum will be more than 10 times the size of the dinosaur hall, whose makeover will take five years.
10 times the size? Will they have a figure Booker T as big as a T-Rex?
Anybody wanna take bets on how soon after opening they have their first gang-related violence, and how quickly after that they install metal detectors?
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