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The centerpiece of the new "Marine Life" exhibition — a floor-to-ceiling re-creation of life in New England’s coastal waters — will immerse visitors in the astounding diversity and dynamic interplay among animals in marine communities just off local shores. Above, Assistant Director of Exhibitions Sylvie Laborde dusts a hanging sea turtle specimen prior to opening.

Deep dive

Building on research and collections, HMNH opens permanent marine life gallery



Scot Miller spent 120 days retracing Thoreau's footsteps for his new book, “Thoreau, The Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey through an American Wilderness” (photo 2). An exhibition of Miller's photographs are now on view at the Harvard Museum of Natural History (photo 3).

At one with Thoreau

Photographs inspired by ‘Maine Woods’ on display at Harvard Museum of Natural History



In this 1937 photo, auto workers punch a time clock as they return to work following a labor dispute. This time-related image is among those featured in a multivenue exhibit called “Time & Time Again."

Pages out of time

Exhibit uses objects to show how the precious commodity is measured, valued, understood