Taxidermy Wildebeest

The Migration of the Wildebeest

The great wildebeest migration is a fascinating journey that takes place on the continent of Africa once a year. The migration occurs in southern Africa in the Serengeti plains part…

Stegosaurus skeleton

Stegosaurus: Docent Tour

As you enter Dinosaur Hall you’re immediately drawn to the looming Tyrannosaurus Rex. Not only is T-Rex front and center, but he strikes such an ominous pose it’s easy to…

Zebra in African Hall

The Common Zebra

The Common Zebra at the Springfield Science Museum was purchased by the Museums from the Jonas Brothers Studio in Mount Vernon New York in 1981 as part of a taxidermied…

Moose diorama in Mammal Hall

The North American Moose

Welcome to Mammal Hall in the Springfield Science Museum! The North American Moose is a Mammal.  Mammals have some distinct characteristics.  Most mammals have hair or fur, are warm blooded,…