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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).

Species-Based Research


Invertebrate Conservation

Invertebrates (animals without backbones) constitute 95% of all animal species on Earth, and perform vital roles in all ecological systems. Despite their importance, many invertebrate species are disappearing at an alarming rate.

Elegant Trogon


The CBC has active avian research projects in the Americas, where Dr. Felicity Arengo is working on flamingo and wetland conservation; and in the Pacific Islands, where Dr. Chris Filardi is studying the fascinating bird diversity found there.



From endemic species such as Saola, to little-known diversity of rodents, rabbits and bats, research on mammals enhances our effort on conservation.

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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