Madison Area Herpetological Society

Behind the Scenes and Self Guided Tours of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium

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Behind the Scenes and Self Guided Tours of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Location:
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque IA
Date: Saturday, July 20th 2013
On Saturday, July 20th, MAHS went on a behind the scenes and self guided tour of the living animals collection of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque IA. We sae many amazing freshwater and marine exhibits, 3d/4D theatre, and of course many unique reptile and amphibian exhibits including the museum’s new exhibit Turtles: Secrets of the Shell. With more than 200 turtles in the exhibit, representing more than 100 species from around the world, museum executive director Jerry Enzler stated it is the largest and most diverse collection of turtles on public display anywhere in the world.