If you’ve ever wondered why your teeth develop the way they do, you might find some answers at the Perot Museum’s Origins exhibit. While hominins (humankind’s ancient relatives) didn’t have access to the same dental care that we do, their fossilized skeletons can lend us insight into the lives of our ancient ancestors and the ways that humankind has evolved. If you would like your smile to look its best before you head to the museum, then be sure to schedule a visit!
When and Where Is the Origins Exhibit?
The Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind exhibit is being hosted at the Perot Museum, located at 2201 N. Field St. in Dallas, from now until March 22nd.
What Is the Origins Exhibit?
The Origins exhibit is a limited-run exhibit hosting the fossils of two ancient human relatives, Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi. This exhibit will mark the first time that ancient hominin fossils have traveled for public display since 2013. The fossils were discovered recently, in 2008 and 2013, and led to a new understanding of the nuanced process of human evolution. The exhibit will be open during regular museum hours, and tickets to the exhibit include admission to the rest of the museum. Seeing these fossils may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, as they are unlikely to travel here again, and it is sure to be an educational experience for the whole family.
Want to Learn More?
If you want to purchase tickets, or are interested in learning more about the Origins exhibit or any of the Perot Museum’s many other offerings, you can visit the Perot Museum website or call the museum at 214-428-5555.
Time to Preserve Your Teeth
If you want your child’s teeth to remain as well-preserved as the fossils you can see on display at the Perot Museum, it is important to take good care of them. At Pediatric Dental Care at Casa Linda in Dallas, TX, we can help you create healthy habits at home and watch for any issues at your child’s regular dental visits. To learn more, or if your child is due for a checkup, schedule an appointment by calling 214-321-4880.