Many of the skeletons in the Bone Hall have been on view since 1881—first in what is now known as the Arts and Industries Building, and since the 1960s in their current form.

The skeletons represent an unparalleled study collection of every major group of vertebrate animals.

Compare the skeletons of vastly different animals and see how they are the similar and different. Download the augmented reality app “Skin and Bones” (for Apple devices) to get a glimpse of how these specimens move and look when alive.