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It’s An Origami Night at the Museum

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Kick off the holiday season at the Museum this weekend with a visit to the Museum’s Origami Holiday Tree, now on view in the Grand Gallery (first floor).

This year, look for your favorite characters from the Night at the Museum movies—many based on exhibits that can be found at the Museum—among the three’s 800-plus hand-folded paper models.  

Look for Tyrannosaurus rex, Theodore Roosevelt, the capuchin monkey, and the Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai , then find the real Museum exhibits with this self-guided tour.  

Origami Trex
An Origami Tyrannosaurus rex
AMNH/R.Mickens

Find Tyrannosaurs rex on the Museum’s fourth floor in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs

 

Origami Theodore Roosevelt
Origami Theodore Roosevelt
AMNH/R.Mickens

Find a bronze sculpture of Theodore Roosevelt in the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall on the Museum’s first floor. 

 

Origami Monkey
Origami capuchin monkey 
AMNH/R.Mickens

Find capuchin monkey on the Museum’s third floor in the Hall of Primates.

 

Origami Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai
Origami Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai 
AMNH/R.Mickens

Find Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai cast on the Museum’s third floor in the Margaret Mead Hall of Pacific People

Please note that the Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.