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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational and cultural institutions, housing a collection of more than 30 million specimens and cultural artifacts.

Akeley Hall of African Mammals
Akeley Hall of African Mammals

An imposing herd of African elephants greets visitors as they enter the Akeley Hall of African Mammals.

© AMNH/D. Finnin

The Museum shares its treasures in 45 permanent exhibition halls, including the world renowned dinosaur halls and the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, home to the celebrated 94-foot long blue whale model. The spectacular Rose Center for Earth and Space includes the Hayden Planetarium and striking exhibits about the nature of the universe and our planet.

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Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space
Koch Dinosaur Wing
Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space

The Hayden Planetarium in the Rose Center for Earth and Space contains one of the largest and most powerful virtual reality simulators in the world, housed in an 87-foot-diameter, four-million-pound sphere that appears to float in a 95-foot-high glass cube.

© AMNH/D. Finnin
David H. Koch Dinosaur Wing

Located in the Koch Dinosaur Wing, the Museum's imposing Tyrannosaurus rex was completely disassembled, cleaned, prepared, and repositioned in a sleek, stalking pose, with its head looming just above visitors.

© AMNH/C. Chesek

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Milstein Hall of Ocean Life

Suspended in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life is a 94-foot-long, life-size model of a blue whale, the largest model of the largest creature that has ever lived on Earth.

© AMNH/D. Finnin