The American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest museums in the world comprises 28 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library. The museum collections contain over 33 million objects, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time.
The mission of the American Museum of Natural History is: “To discover, interpret, and disseminate—through scientific research and education—knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe.”
The Exhibits of the American Museum of Natural History include:
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- Name: American Museum of Natural History
- City: New York City
- Established: 1869
- Type: Natural history
- Location: Central Park West at 79th Street, New York City, U.S.
“The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.” Alain de Botton
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