American Museum of Natural History

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

American Museum of Natural History Exhibit To Spotlight Natural Disasters

The exhibit opening Saturday will include interactive features that will allow museum-goers to generate a virtual volcano or stand in the eye of a tornado.


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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 13th-19th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of October 13th- 19th.


The American Museum of Natural History in New York, April 13, 2011. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

American Museum of Natural History Plans Adults-Only Sleepover

The American Museum of Natural History will have its first-ever sleepover adventure for adults 21 years old and up on Aug. 1.


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New Interactive Natural History Exhibit Focuses On Prehistoric Flying Reptile

Pterosaurs ruled the skies when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Now, they’re taking over the Museum of Natural History as the focus of a new exhibit.


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Research Shows More Asteroids Could Be Headed For Earth

The people of earth should prepare for more frequent encounters with asteroids, according to scientists.


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Eye On New York: NYC Primary Day Fast Approaching, Natural History Museum To Offer After-School Program, And More

Primary day is three weeks away, so the candidates are making the final pitch to voters before the nominees are selected.


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Mobile Couch: Butterflies At The American Museum Of Natural History

The Mobile Couch spread its wings on Tuesday morning. TV 10-55’s Alex Denis visited the Butterfly Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.


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Learn All About Whales At The American Museum Of Natural History

Humans have a fascination and kinship with the majestic whales on display in the “Whales: Giants of the Deep” exhibit.


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5 Best Exhibits At The American Museum Of Natural History

AMNH—one of the city’s most visited attractions—has hundreds of dioramas, precisely re-created environments with taxidermied animals, painted backdrops, and vegetation or other objects placed in the foreground to enhance the diorama’s verisimilitude.


The Pinola Family from Long Island walks in memory of Carol Pinola. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Komen Greater NYC Race For The Cure Helps Fight Breast Cancer

Thousands participated in the 2012 Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure, which began at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The 3.1-mile race is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.


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ME: Socialite Carlisle Brigham’s Death Was Accidental

The medical examiner said Brigham died form blunt force trauma to the head and neck which is consistent with a fall down the stairs.


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‘Creatures Of Light’ Exhibition At The American Museum Of Natural History

Dana Tyler takes us to an exhibition called “Creatures of Light” at the American Museum of Natural History.


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NYC’s 5 Best Talks And Lectures This Summer

From Brooklyn history to the roots of rock and roll, NYC lecturers have much to share about our city and our world.


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Kathryn Davis, 105, Makes $5M Donation To Teaching Program At Natural History Museum

Davis made the donation to the MAT Program. When students graduate, they are required to teach in high-need local schools for several years.


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Study: Gassy Dinosaurs Contributed To Global Warming

The next time you go to see the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History, just be glad you can’t smell ‘em. A new study suggests that dinosaurs may have helped keep an already overheated world warmer with their flatulence and burps 200 million years ago.