Romer Hall of Vertebrate Paleontology

  • View of a Triceratops in a gallery case.

This exhibition showcases the evolutionary history of vertebrates, including spectacularly preserved fishes, dinosaurs, and diminutive early mammals. Highlights include the world’s only mounted Kronosaurus, a 42-foot-long prehistoric marine reptile, one of the first Triceratops skulls ever discovered, and a huge Pteranodon, a fish-catching flying reptile from the Cretaceous period.

What's in a Name?

This part of the What's in a Name? onsite exhibit includes an interactive kiosk about the Dimetrodon. Learn more on the What's in a Name? website and download the free e-book.