MEGALODON - Largest Shark that Ever Lived

October 2 – January 3, 2017

Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived is a 5,000-square-foot traveling exhibit highlighting the evolution, biology and misconceptions of the enormous prehistoric shark that once cruised all the world's oceans. Related to the modern great white and mako sharks, Megalodon was a dominant marine predator for 15 million years before vanishing 2 million years ago. Enjoy your summer at the beach. You may question your decision to go into the water after seeing Megalodon.

Understanding Megalodon’s life history is critical to improving our knowledge of evolution and living shark conservation. Throughout the Megalodon Educator’s Guide you will learn about Megalodon and gain ideas regarding how to integrate the Megalodon exhibit into your classroom activities.

This exhibit is not included in your museum general admission.