The True Treasures of The Smithsonian is Hidden In Its Back Rooms

The staff at The National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. share their fascinating backroom for all the world to see and we imagine it’s an every kind of ‘ologist’s dream come true. Home to over 126 million specimens of all sorts of inanimate objects from seashells and geodes to once-living creatures like birds and butterflies, The Smithsonian is a treasure trove of Mother Nature’s creations. The countless drawers full of incredibly organized collections are like an OCD person’s heaven down to its meticulous classifications and precise cataloguing of each critical artifact.

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