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Sweeping modern exterior of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation.
Alvaro Keding/© AMNH

Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation

Hailed internationally as a soaring architectural achievement, and housing world-class scientific research facilities, next-generation classrooms, and innovative exhibitions, the Museum’s highly anticipated Gilder Center will open to the public on May 4, 2023. 

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