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  • Discovery Room

    Museum of Natural History


    American Museum of Natural History
    79th St Transverse & Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA


    Elementary School, Older Kids, Families


    Daily, through Jan. 1


    Free with admission

    Begin a journey filled with discovery with your families. The Discovery Room is an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the scenes look at its science. Track down animals in a replica of an African baobab tree, create your own collection of minerals, skulls, or arthropods from a cabinet full of fascinating specimens, Assemble a life-sized cast skeleton of a Triassic period reptile, track real-time earthquakes anywhere in the world on our digital seismographic display. Adventurous fun for the whole family!

    • Monday-Thursday – 1:30-5:10 pm
    • Saturday, Sunday, and public school holidays – 10:30 am-1:25 pm and 2:15-5:10 pm.
    • Summer Hours: Monday-Sunday – 10:30 am-1:25 pm and 2:15-5:10 pm

    The Discovery Room will be open from 10:30 am-1:25 pm and 2:15 pm-5:10 pm for Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th, and on June 4th, 6th, and 11th when school is out of session.

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