Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age

From 1.8 million to 10,000 years ago, as Earth experienced a great ice age, the colossal mammoth and mastodon roamed the northern hemisphere. What was life like for these animals, whose remains invite so much modern fascination and speculation?

View of the Mammoths and Mastodons exhibition, including a live-size mammoth in the foreground.

In Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age, explore the world of mammoths and mastodons through fossils, artifacts, engaging interactives, immersive media, and the story of the most complete and best preserved baby mammoth ever found, Lyuba. From the Pleistocene to the present, explore their habitats, their neighbors, and their human hunters. You will investigate current theories about their DNA and extinction, and journey with scientists who continue to study their living cousins—elephants.


  • Gallery Requirements: Approximately 7,500-8,500 ft2 (700-800 m2)
  • Shipping: One-way, inbound, paid by host venue (international arrangements vary)
  • Language: English; additional language conversion to be provided by host venue