Though the Museum is closed Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25), we will be open Christmas Eve as well as the rest of this holiday week—and all of next week (New Year's Eve and Day, too).
Did you know that you can come inside the Museum to bird-"watch"? Four new videos on amnh.tv introduce viewers to the diversity of bird habitat groups (dioramas) and the history of ornithology at the Museum.
Don't miss the last few weeks of some very special exhibitions, which will be closed after Saturday, January 5: Frogs: A Chorus of Colors and Whales: Giants of the Deep.
Born December 16, 1901, anthropologist Margaret Mead first came to the Museum at the age of 25, in 1926.