The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is getting a real Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton, which will be the centerpiece of a $48 million renovation of its dinosaur exhibit.
June 26, 2013 Kirk Johnson, director of the National Museum of Natural History, stands in the middle of the museum’s dinosaur exhibit. In October, the museum will be lent a real Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. The museum’s current T. rex display is a replica. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo