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Special Exhibitions

Pygmy Rattlesnake

Prints That Kill: Poisonous Plants and Animals

The selection of almost 30 prints and a book is on view in the museum’s pull-out cases, and features poisonous animals […]

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Tondo Crop

Femina Princeps: A First Lady of the Roman Empire

Coins are powerful propaganda used to advance political ideals and reinforce social mores. Closer observation of these coins reveals a tension […]

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No-To-Bac Tin

Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions

Pick Your Poison examines how mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history of America.

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View of Case from Life on the Roman Frontier Exhibit

Life on the Roman Frontier

From building materials and sacred goddesses, to dishes and military boots, the objects in this exhibit give us a glimpse into the everyday lives of soldiers and civilians who lived on the Roman Frontier.

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