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Exhibits of the American Museum of Natural History

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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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“The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.” Alain de Botton

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