National Museum of Natural History
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Hope Diamond. The museum houses the most popular diamond in the whole world. This gem is reputed to be the second most visited artwork next only to Mona Lisa.
Century old. The museum was opened March 17, 1910. On March 17, 2010, it celebrated its 100th year anniversary.
Amazing dinosaur/reptile collection. It has 46 complete samples of dinosaur. Its reptile specimen collection numbers 570,000.
Largest marine specimens. It houses more than 80 million marine specimens which are considered the biggest collection in the world.