Apr 24, 2020

Dawn of the Wonderchicken


Our first online exhibition ‘Dawn of the Wonderchicken’, is now live!

Category: General
Posted by: Sarah

Developed with Dr Daniel Field from the Department of Earth Sciences, this exhibition presents the research which he and his colleagues have recently published on their discovery of Asteriornis maastrichtensis, the oldest modern bird ever discovered.

Explore the exhibition here.

Asteriornis maastrichtensis reconstruction
Image credit: Philip Krzeminski 2019

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19
We are working closely with the University of Cambridge on plans to reopen as soon as it is safe to do so in line with public health guidance, and are working with our partners to revise our programme in light of the current crisis. We will announce our plans and details of reopening in due course.
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