American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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American Museum of Natural History, New York Overview

The American Museum of Natural History of Manhattan in the city of New York revels in the glory of being the largest among all museums in the world. It slumps on the grounds that imitate parks and the street manoeuvring from the Central Park is the lucky path that shelters this world famous museum.

There are twenty seven intertwined buildings that are haven to forty five exhibit galleries. There is also a planetarium in the museum where the visitors can see dazzling stars, mesmerizing constellations and radiant planets that have been beautifully projected to entertain and educate the visitors. The museum cherishes its collection of various specimens of meteorites, fossils, rocks, plants, etc., that sums up to 32 million.

The museum has hired assiduous staff that includes 225 people. Some 120 sponsors also organize various filed expeditions almost every year. The museum feels cocky and struts for receiving five million spectators every year. The museum also displays a stupendous replica of a Blue Whale that has been displayed in the Hall of Ocean Life. The museum prizes itself for its dioramas of natural habitats of various mammals of Asia, North America and Africa.

The museum also boasts many collections pertaining to anthropology. These collections surround around American Indian people, Asian and Pacific people, and also assemblage from Americans and Mexicans. The other important delights in the museum are Art and Memorabilia Collection exhibit, Moving Image Collection exhibit, and exhibits of various manuscripts and personal papers. The museum also has its research library which can be used by both visitors and the staff.

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