American Museum of Natural History - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About American Museum of Natural History

This is the largest natural history museum in the world. The complex comprises 26 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library and the collections contain over 34 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts and more.

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Belvedere Castle

Belvedere Castle

0.46km from American Museum of Natural History

Belvedere Castle is a folly in Central Park in Manhattan. It contains exhibit rooms and an observation deck, and since 1919, it has also housed the official Central Park weather station. Its name comes from belvedere, which means "beautiful view" in Italian.

Central Park

Central Park

0.75km from American Museum of Natural History

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth-largest park in City. The park contains lakes, a castle, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Central Park Zoo. This Park has about 35,000,000 visitors every year. It is the most visited city park in the United States.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

0.93km from American Museum of Natural History

This is the largest museum in the United State and it was the third most visited art museum in the world. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among 17 curatorial departments.

Ash Park Historic District

Ash Park Historic District

1.33km from American Museum of Natural History

The Ash Park Historic District is a nationally recognized historic district located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. At the time of its nomination it consisted of 42 resources, which included 32 contributing buildings and 10 non-contributing buildings.

Louis Levey Mansion

Louis Levey Mansion

1.33km from American Museum of Natural History

Louis Levey Mansion, also known as the "House of Blue Lights," is a historic mansion located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Built in the early 20th century, the mansion gained notoriety due to its unique blue exterior lights that were said to be visible from miles away. The lights were installed by Louis Levey, a wealthy businessman, to guide guests to his lavish parties.

The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum

1.48km from American Museum of Natural History

The Jewish Museum is an art museum and repository of cultural artifacts. This is the first Jewish museum in the United States, as well as the oldest existing Jewish museum in the world, it contains the largest collection of art and Jewish culture excluding Israeli museums, more than 30,000 objects.

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This is the most populous city in the United states and the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and is also home to the headquarters of United Nations.

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