About the Museum
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.
The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.
A timeline of the American Museum of Natural History from 1869 to the present.
Jobs, internships, and fellowships available at the Museum
The Board of Trustees of the American Museum of Natural History
Information about the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation
Sustainability practices of the American Museum of Natural History
Financial statements of the American Museum of Natural History.
Visitor information and contact details for the various Museum departments
Copyright information from the American Museum of Natural History