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Public Outreach

Members of the Department help create exhibits and provide scientific expertise to many educational programs and outreach services in the Museum.

Hall of Planet Earth

Permanent Exhibition

Permanent Exhibits

Museum halls where you will find meteorites, gems, minerals, and earth science.


Special Exhibition

Special Exhibits

Exhibits conceived and produced by the curatorial staff.



New York City Geology

Interested in the geology of New York City? Read this article on the local geology.

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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