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September 13, 2016

The Museum of Human Evolution, one of the 50 institutions in the world selected by Google to participate in new virtual natural history exhibitions in 'Google Arts & Culture'

The Museum of Human Evolution participates in this new online experience by Google, available from today. It Is the result of the partnership of this company with some of the most emblematic Natural History institutions in 15 different countries. In Spain, the Museum of Human Evolution has been selected along with the Madrid and Barcelona Natural Science Museums. This project allows people to virtually move through the most spectacular collection of Natural History available.

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July 29, 2016

The Museum oh Human Evolution and the Atapuerca site obtain the 2016 certificate of excellence from travel portal Tripadvisor

This prestigious recognition is the result of good reviews by travellers. Both the Museum and the site have obtained a score of 4.5 out of 5. Both destinations had already been recognised by this award in previous years

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July 04, 2016

Queen Sofia extracts a fossil from the gran dolina site in atapuerca

She has actively participated in the excavation of the TD10 level. 

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June 08, 2016

The Museum of Human Evolution app is one year old, with over 3,000 downloads, new content and continuing updates

The Museum of Human Evolution’s focus on new technologies increases the interest of visitors. The Museum has established itself as one of the preferred options to delve into its exhibition contents

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January 29, 2016

Chinese portal 'Lianorg' again picks the museum of human evolution as a 'top choice’ tourist attraction

This world-reference Asian portal honours and recommends the best tourist destinations in Europe and awards recognition after the assessment by a professional jury.

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December 28, 2015

The Atapuerca system surpasses the half a million visits in 2015

It achieved these figures for the first time since the inauguration of the Museum of Human Evolution and the start of the joint management of the scientific and tourist resources. There were 550,610 visits in 11 months.

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October 07, 2015

The hands and feet of the 'missing link' speak about its double life

Homo naledi, a human species found in South Africa, had hands able to create and use tools, but kept suitable traits to climb trees.

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August 14, 2015

Atapuerca declared by UNESCO a place of outstanding universal value

The Atapuerca site just obtained the highest recognition a current World Heritage Site can achieve.

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July 06, 2015

The Museum of Human Evolution evolves and becomes a great cultural meeting place

Five years after its opening, its impact on the economy and tourism is undeniable

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May 05, 2015

The Atapuerca System increases its visits in 2014 by 23 percent and the Museum of Human Evolution by almost 30 percent

The Atapuerca System (MEH, the Archaeological Site and Park) totalled 438,441 visits this year compared to the 354,906 in 2013

 

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March 23, 2015

The Museum of Human Evolution to participate again in the #museumweek, the museum international event on twitter

This interactive cultural initiative by the social network Twitter celebrates its second edition, following the success of the first edition, which attracted 630 museums across Europe. 

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August 28, 2014

The MEH and the Atapuerca Site welcome more than 1.500 experts in Prehistoric Sciences

Two new exhibitions and special visits in three languages will introduce the museum, the original fossils and the sites to the scientific community. MEH

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July 23, 2014

Science published a complete work on 17 new craniums have been found in The Pit of Bones in Atapuerca, with more the 430,000 years old, with the oldest Neanderthal features.

Investigators of the Center of Mix Evolutions and Human Behavior (formed by the Complutense University of Madrid and the Institute of Salud Carlos III), of the universities located in Alcala, Zaragoza, Basque Country, Burgos, Rovira and Virgili de Tarragona,  the National Center of Investigation over the Human Evolution in Burgos, The Catalan Institute of Human Palaeoecology and Social Evolution (Tarragona), University of Adelaide (Australia), Binghamton University (SUNY, USA), Natinal Taiwan University, Berkeley Geochronology Center (USA), U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. The work, that is led by Juan Luis Arsuaga, the scientific director of the Museum of Human Evolution (Burgos), which has been published as a Research Article, a category in where works have been reserved and highly considered for magazine spread.

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June 10, 2014

The Museum of Human Evolution (MHE) broadens its cultural and scientific content with the addition of a new exhibition space termed “Pieza única”

The first of the pieces of work that can be found in this space is “The Feathered Neanderthal”, work done by paleoartist Fabio Fogliazza of the Museum of Natural History of Milan, which is accompanied by other small pieces complementary of the MHE.

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May 08, 2014

The IV International Experimental Archaeology Congress gathers 235 people from different countries in the MEH

This is the biggest congress in the field of experimental archaeology ever carried out in the world so far.

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