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Start Date: 5/10/2007
End Date: 5/10/2007
Event Times: 7-9pm — doors open at 6:30pm

Contact Info

E-mail: museum@
wisconsinhistory.org

Phone: 608-264-6555
Fax: 608-264-6575

The Lucky Star of Roy Chapman Andrews


This Beloit native is said to be the inspiration for the "Indiana Jones" character! Award-winning author Ann Bausum presents an illustrated talk about one of the most celebrated explorers of the 20th century. Chapman is best remembered for his expeditions to the Gobi of Mongolia from 1922-1930. Learn how Chapman went from janitor to director of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Program follows a catered Chinese dinner.

Add'l Contact Info: To register, call 608-264-6566 or contact the museum via e-mail

Ticket Info: Cost is $16 for Society members, $20 for nonmembers.

Registration Deadline: 5/7/2007

Location Description: Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square

Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum

Address: 30 N Carroll St

City: Madison

Accessibility Info: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.

Event Location URL: http://historicalmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org

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