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Museum pieces : the forgotten history, science, and mystery behind some of the most interesting museum exhibits and historical places in the world / Lenny Flank.

Flank, Lenny. (Author).
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Mooresville PL - Mooresville 069.074 FLA (Text) 37323005065738 NONFIC Available -

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  • ISBN: 1610010612 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781610010610 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: St. Petersburg, FL : Red and Black Publishers, 2014.

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The story behind some of the most interesting exhibits in the most museums of the world, from the Smithsonian, the London Natural History Museum, the Chicago Field Museum, Oslo's Viking Ship Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and others. Includes: "Sue", the most complete T rex skeleton ever found; how a little piece of Mars ended up on exhibit in Chicago; Ohka, the only airplane deliberately designed to kill its pilot; Drakkar, the Viking longship; the Hope Diamond and its curse; Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space; the Liberty Bell's trip from Philadelphia to Allentown, and others. Photos.
Subject: Museums.
Curiosities and wonders.

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