Natural History, Leo Petroglyph
Natural History
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Natural History

Explore the natural heritage of Ohio from the state’s ancient bedrock, its Paleozoic marine fossils to the state’s modern flora and fauna.

Collections

Collections

Discover animals (fossils and recent), plants and geological specimens from across the state.

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Exhibits

Exhibits

In addition to the 11,000 square-foot “Nature of Ohio” exhibit in Columbus, OHS maintains exhibits at sites around the state.

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Natural Areas

Natural Areas

Explore Ohio’s National Natural Landmarks and Dedicated State Nature Preserves

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Research

Research

Learn about current research in natural history.

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Object Identification

Object Identification

Find out more about an object in your collection.

Research Procedures

Research Procedures

Contact us if you are interested in conducting research on the collections.

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Freeze Drier Services

Freeze Drier Services

Learn about this service offered to other educational organizations.

Loans

Loans

Borrow items from OHS collections for exhibit.

Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau

Invite the Natural History curator to speak at an event.

Meet the Curator

Meet the Curator

Learn more about Natural History staff.

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FAQ

FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked questions.

Contact

Contact

Send us your questions or contact us for more information about research, programs or events.

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OHS Natural Areas

OHS Natural Areas

The OHS site network includes 4 National Natural Landmarks and 3 Dedicated State Nature Preserves