Shortcut Navigation:

Online Exhibits

Image 111629

Congo Expedition 1909-1915

The American Museum of Natural History sponsored an expedition to the Belgian Congo with Herbert Lang leading the expedition and James P. Chapin as his assistant. Between 1909-1915, Lang and Chapin collected nearly 23,000 vertebrate specimens and over 100,000 invertebrates. They also collected thousands of anthropological objects and took thousands of photographs in the field.

Image 356

Picturing the Museum

The Museum’s Research Library is following in the tradition of Bickmore's historic lantern slide lending library to make the Museum’s history and visual resources widely available for the people, for science, and for education. Picturing the Museum showcases views of exhibits, behind-the-scenes exhibition preparation, and public science education programs.

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
Maps and Directions