Museum honors Teddy Roosevelt in new exhibit

October 26, 2012 4:01:28 AM PDT
Native New Yorker and former President Theodore Roosevelt is being honored by the museum he helped build.

The Museum of Natural History is unveiling the two-story Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall after a year-long restoration.

The exhibit includes animals and artifacts from wilderness areas that Roosevelt preserved through the conservation policies he pioneered.

It opens on Tuesday, the 154th anniversary of Roosevelt's birth.

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