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The Wagner Institute is a science and natural history museum housed in a Victorian setting.
The Wagner Institute is a science and natural history museum housed in a Victorian setting. The nineteenth century exhibit hall displays a great collection of specimens including mounted birds and mammals, insects, shells, dinosaur bones, and the first American saber-toothed tiger, discovered on a museum-sponsored expedition to Florida in 1886. You can see William Wagner's personal mineral and fossil collection, as well as his handwritten notes.
1700 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States
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