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The Museum will be open on Wednesday, January 28, during regular hours, from 10 am to 5:45 pm. Due to the weather, some programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for regular updates.

Regular updates will also be posted to our Facebook page and Twitter account (@AMNH).

Make an Ecosystem Diorama

Make these shoe box dioramas based on real dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History!



Wetlands: Wading Bird Rookery diorama 

Wading Bird Rookery


Desert: Giant Cactus Forest

Giant Cactus Forest


Forest: Olympic National Forest

Olympic National Forest


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New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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