The text on this site is presented as an
archival version of the script of "Ocean
Planet," a 1995 Smithsonian Institution
traveling exhibition which is no longer on display.
The content reflects the
state of knowledge at the time of the exhibition,
and has not been updated including the links to external websites which may no longer be valid.
Ocean Planet, premiered at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History from April 1995
to April 1996, where it attracted nearly two million visitors.
This electronic online companion exhibition contains all of the text and most
of the panel designs and images found in the traveling exhibition.
Learn more about the project by reading an overview of the exhibition, a message from the curator, or a copy of the final report which presents information about visitation, educational programming and materials, publicity, and the results of the visitor studies.