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The Secret World Inside You

The Secret World Inside You explores the rapidly evolving science that is revealing the complexities of the human microbiome and reshaping our ideas about human health. 

November 7, 2015 - August 14, 2016


Life at the Limits

Discover incredible adaptations that allow life to thrive even in the most unlikely places on Earth.

April 4, 2015 - January 3, 2016

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Countdown to Zero

The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

January 13, 2015 - January 2, 2017


The Butterfly Conservatory

Dense humidity, lush green plants, and tropical butterflies of every color filling the room—who'd guess this is New York City in the middle of winter?

September 5, 2015 - May 29, 2016

Wolf Spider

Spiders Alive!

Discover some of the planet's most versatile animals in an exhibit that features live spiders, larger-than-life models, fossils, and more.

July 4, 2015 - November 29, 2015

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am-5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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