American Museum of Natural History
|American Museum of Natural History|
|Location||Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY|
|Visitor figures||About 4 million visits annually|
|Director||Ellen V. Futter|
|Public transit access||B, C, M7, M10, M11, M79|
With its park-like grounds, the museum has 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
The collections contain over 32 million specimens, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time. The museum has a scientific staff of more than 200, and sponsors over 100 special field expeditions each year.
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Other websites[change | edit source]
- AMNH American Museum of Natural History main website
- History of the AMNH
- Library collection is searchable online.