American Museum of Natural History, New York

American Museum of Natural History, New York is one of the largest museums in the world and is a must see things in New York. It is situated opposite the Central Park.

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American Museum of Natural History, entrance.

There are over 32 million specimens of animals, plants, rocks etc housed in 2 million square feet of space. However all the specimens cannot be displayed at a given time.

The complex is made up of 27 interconnected buildings with 45 exhibition halls. It attracts over 5 million visitors each year.

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You actually need more than a day to cover the entire museum.

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The museum is made of the following main sections –

  • the mammals hall,
  • the hall of Asian mammals,
  • Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians hall,
  • Biodiversity and Environment hall,
  • hall of ocean life,
  • hall of human origin and culture,
  • hall of earth and planetary science,
  • hall of fossils, and
  • hall of earth and space.

 

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