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Pre-K to Grade 2


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Workshop, Camp

Adventures in Science

Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 5 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.


LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest: Life at the Limits

The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest provides teachers of K-8 NYC students with the opportunity to align a Museum learning experience with Common Core State Standards by submitting essays about their Museum visit to the LeFrak Family Gallery.

Discovery Room


Discovery Room

The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the scenes look at its science.

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Cultural Program

Celebrate Culture!

Celebrate Culture! is a family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world.


Family Program

The Early Adventures Program

This program encourages preschoolers, ages 2 to 5 years old, to use their instinctive nature to investigate and explore the world around them in an environment designed for them.



Hands-on Activity, Activity

Make Your Own Horse Stationery

Why send an email when you can deliver your message on horseback. Add your name and address—and anything else you want to—to these colorful stationery files.

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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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