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Family Party 2014

21st Annual Family Party

21st Annual

Family Party

Tuesday, October 21
5–7:30 pm 

Chairs

  Stephanie Coleman
Sloan Greenspan
Amy Griffin
Melissa and Carney Hawks
Kim and Greg Lippmann
Melissa Meister
Rebekah Mercer
Allison Mignone
Jacqueline Sackler
Miriam Wermelt
 
       
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The Family Party—one of the Museum’s best-loved traditions—features fascinating educational activities and spectacular entertainment for children ages 2–12. Here’s a quick peek at what you can expect at this year’s party:

Museum Science Center
We will feature once again the engaging Museum Science Center where children will have the opportunity to discover the wonders of live animals, extreme specimens, and scientific data. This year’s Scientist Advisory Committee is led by Curators Chris Raxworthy and Mark Siddall.

Meet Lonesome George!
The last known Pinta Island tortoise, Lonesome George has been preserved for future generations and is on display for a limited time before returning to Ecuador. Learn more.

  • The Glow Zone: Wild Weather!
  • Magician Looney Louie
  • Tiffany & Co. Gem Dig
  • LEO Zoological Conservation Center
  • “A Touch of Nature” with Jerry Zelenka
  • Buddy from The Jim Henson Company’s Dinosaur Train
  • Dino Doos at Cozy’s Cuts for Kids
  • Food and crafts galore!

                                                                                                                                                                               

Generously supported by

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Packages and Tickets:
All packages and tickets (listed below) may be purchased by calling 212-769-5165 or online.
For more information, please contact the Development Special Events office at 212-313-7161 or email familyparty@amnh.org.

GALAXY $25,000 ($22,200 is tax deductible)

  • 35 tickets to the Family Party
  • Opportunity to…
    • Offer your child’s favorite teacher a one-year Museum Family Membership package
    • Explore the Discovery Room exclusively for an hour with your child and 10 friends
    • Host an exclusive adventure for your child’s class in a hall or exhibition of your choice
    • Host an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour for yourself and 10 adults at a later date
    • Ensure speedy check-in with Fast Pass (mailed in advance)
    • Receive 4 tickets to both the Fall 2014 and to the Spring 2015 special exhibitions

BLUE WHALE $10,000 ($8,000 is tax deductible)

  • 25 tickets to the Family Party
  • Opportunity to…
    • Host an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour for yourself and 10 adults at a later date
    • Ensure speedy check-in with Fast Pass (mailed in advance)
    • Receive 4 tickets to both the Fall 2014 and to the Spring 2015 special exhibitions

T. REX $5,000 ($4,040 is tax deductible)

  • 12 tickets to the Family Party
  • Ensure speedy check-in with Fast Pass (mailed in advance)
  • Receive 4 tickets to both the Fall 2014 and to the Spring 2015 special exhibitions

ELEPHANT $2,500 ($1,860 is tax deductible)

  • 8 tickets to the Family Party
  • Receive 4 tickets to both the Fall 2014 and to the Spring 2015 special exhibitions

BUTTERFLY $1,500 ($1,020 is tax deductible)

  • 6 tickets to the Family Party
  • Receive 4 tickets to both the Fall 2014 and to the Spring 2015 special exhibitions

FAMILY PACKAGE $600 ($280 is tax deductible)

  • 4 tickets to the Family Party
  • Receive 2 tickets to both the Fall 2014 and to the Spring 2015 special exhibitions

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

  • Adult Ticket $175 each ($95 is tax deductible)
  • Child Ticket $85 each (no portion of the Child Ticket is tax deductible)

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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