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Mala-what? Walk Through our Malacology Hall
September 7, 2010 · 1 Comment

One of the most spectacular – if under-appreciated – exhibit halls here at HMNS is the Hall of Malacology. Maybe it’s the fact that “malacology” is such an unfamiliar term. (It means “the study of mollusks.”) Maybe it’s the fact that it’s just steps away from the stunning Hall of Gems and Minerals. Whatever the […]

The Heart of a Collector: 500 pez dispensers don’t lie
January 28, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Okaggi One day it just happens. You look around your living space and realize, oh-my-gosh, I have 500 Pez dispensers. Well, ok, maybe not Pez dispensers and maybe not 500 of them but you do have a whole lot of one particular item. Congratulations! Whether intentional or not, you’ve got a collection! Since […]



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