Hoff's Aliner Travels
A Travel Blog for US and Canadian Parks with Geological Notes

US and Canadian Natural History Museums with emphasis on Paleontology

California
SW – Rancho La Brea, National History Museum of Los Angeles County

Colorado
N Central – Museum of Nat Hist – University of Colorado, Boulder
Central – Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Central – Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center (Woodland Park)
W Central – Dinosaur Journey Museum (Museum of Western Colorado), Fruita

Connecticut
S Central – Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven

Georgia
N – Fernbank Museum of Nat Hist, Atlanta

Illinois
N Central –Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford
NE – The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago
Central – Illinois State Museum, Springfield

Kansas
Central – Steinberg Museum of Natural History, Hayes
S Central – Museum of World Treasures, Wichita

Massachusetts
Central – Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst

Michigan
Ann Arbor (SE near Detroit) – University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

Minnesota
The Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul

Montana
E Central – Makoshika SP (Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum)
Bozeman – Museum of the Rockies

Nebraska
SE – University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln
SE – Ashfall Fossil Beds State Park
W – Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

Nevada
Central – Berlin Ghost Town -Ichthyosaur SP
Central West –Nevada State Museum (Carson City),

New Mexico
Central (Alburquerque) – New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
S Central – Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
E Central – Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, Tucumcari

New York
W – Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo
S – American Museum of Natural History, NY City

North Dakota
Central – North Dakota Heritage Center Museum (Bismarck)
SW – Dakota Dinosaur Museum (Dickinson)

Ohio
SW – Cincinnati Museum Center (Cincinnati)
Cleveland Museum of Natural History (Cleveland)

Oklahoma
Central – Oklahoma Museum of Nat Hist (Norman)

Oregon
W Central (Eugene) – Museum of Natural and Cultural History
E Central – John Day Fossil Beds Nat Mon

Pennsylvania
SE – Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia)
SW – Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh)

South Dakota
W Central – Journey Museum and Learning Center (Rapid City)
SW – Mammoth Site at Hot Springs
SW – Museum of Geology (Rapid City)
SW – Museum of Black Hills Institute (Hill City)

Texas
N Central – Fort Worth Museum of Science (Fort Worth)
SE – Houston Museum of Natural Science (Houston)
Central – Texas Memorial Museum (Austin)

Utah
Central – Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum (Logan)
N – Utah Natural History Museum (Salt Lake City)
NE – Utah Field House of Natural History (Vernal)
SE – The Dinosaur Museum (Blanding)
N – Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point, Lehi (largest collection of mounted dinosaur skeletons in the world)

Washington
Burke Museum of Nat Hist (Seattle)

Wisconsin
SE – Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee

Wyoming
E – Tate Geological Museum (Casper)
Central – Wyoming Dinosaur Center (Thermopolis)
SW – Wyoming State Museum (Cheyenne),
SW – The Geological Museum (Laramie)

Canada

Alberta
S – Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology (Drumheller)

Manitoba
S Central – Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (Morden- near Winnipeg)
SE – Manitoba Museum (Winnipeg)

Nova Scotia
W – Joggins Fossil Centre, Joggins Fossil Cliffs, Bay of Fundy
Fundy Geological Museum

Ontario
SW – Stones ‘n Bones Museum (Sarnia – W Michigan)
S – Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)
S – Canadian Museum of Nature (Ottawa)

Quebec
E – Musee Redpath (Montreal) (Joggins Cliffs collection at McGill University, Montreal)
W – Fossilarium museum (Notre-Dame-du-Nord)

Saskatchewan
S Central – Royal Saskatchewan Museum (Regina – near border),
SW – T. Rex Discovery Centre (Eastend)

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