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$35 Million Gift for Smithsonian Dinosaur Hall
3 May 2012 2:30 pm
What began in 1910 as the Hall of Extinct Monsters at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History will now become a new dinosaur exhibit named after David H. Koch. The Smithsonian announced today that Koch, a wealthy businessman and philanthropist, has donated $35 million of the $45 million needed for the renovation of this exhibit.