The American Museum of Natural History.
Central Park West at 79th Street. Manhattan.
This is a Must See!
Founded in 1869 by Theodore Roosevelt’s father, it is Revered for its Dioramas and Dinosaurs.
Hollywood Made it Even More Famous in the Movie, Night at the Museum.
The Movie is Fun, but the Museum is Fabulous and Worth a Trip in Person…
General Admission: Adults $22 Children (2-12) $12.50 Seniors/Students $17
You Can Also Pay Less than the Suggested Admission as a Donation.
On the Front Steps, Hello Teddy Roosevelt on Horseback.
Enter the Front Doors and Dinosaurs Delight All.
Massive Creatures. Awe Inspiring.
And Just a Little Scary.
Impressive Tusks and Teeth.
We Spent a Lot of Time in the Hall of North American Mammals.
An Opportunity to Come Eyeball to Eyeball with Fantastic Creatures on the Earth.
From Long Ago and Today.
Let’s Go for a Quick Spin Through the Halls….
How Many Animals Can You Identify?
First Up…These Impressive Fellows.
Alaska Brown Bears. Standing in Place for over 70 Years.
Life Size and Set in Painted Murals of their Habitats. Striking.
Wait a Minute…are all these Animals Dead?
Even the Bunny?!
Canada Lynx and Snowshoe Hare. Hunter and Hunted.
Once we got past the Dead Animals Shock, the Dioramas were Captivating.
Mountain Goats Stare You Down.
Caribou can Smell You Coming.
Black Bears deep in the Forest.
A favorite are the Coyotes. Just like at Home.
White-Tailed Deer. Ready to Leap Away.
Pronghorns. Running with Bison.
Thanks President Teddy Roosevelt! Love Your Museum!
Ready for a Break with Italian Ice. Strawberry and Chocolate. Dinosaur-Sized Scoops.
And a Presidential Cup of Coffee. In Teddy’s Honor.