To achieve this end at a natural history museum, exhibits should be planned for which actual life is illustrated and in which native skills and cultures are displayed. Nothing should be shown merely because it is ancient or has curiosity value. Specimens, reconstructions and processes should be exhibited because they have the authentic power to open the visitors’ eyes to the movement and meaning of the stream of life. The natural history museum should take elements from nature and from life itself along with theories, concepts, and philosophies achieved through scientific research, and combine them all into a meaningful presentation which tells a story. Within this basic philosophy it is the job of the museum designer and exhibit specialist to arrange the material into an aesthetically pleasing exhibit.1
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