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American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA

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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 Castle0.46km 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 Park0.75km 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 Art0.93km from American Museum of Natural History

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The Jewish Museum1.48km 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.

Central Park Zoo1.52km from American Museum of Natural History

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The Museum of Modern Art2.23km from American Museum of Natural History

This is an art museum located in midtown Manhattan. It plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.

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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.