Discovery Center/West Court Renovation Records,
1966-2004

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 08-163
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1966-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
20.5 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession documents the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) building West Court renovation and Discovery Center project. The Discovery Center, funded by the Discovery Channel, features an IMAX theater with a six-story-high screen for 2-D and 3-D movies, a six-story Atrium Cafe with a food court, and expanded museum shops. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, architectural drawings and specifications, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-163, National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director, Discovery Center/West Court Renovation Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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