Lawns Surrounding Museum of Natural History to Be Opened to Public in Pilot Project

Two young women stood in the enough-already April chill, jiggling babies in snowsuits, about 30 degrees and a “range fence” between … Read the rest of this entry >>

Opponents File Suit to Block Museum Expansion Approval, Saying It Will Cause ‘Catastrophic Environmental Damage’

A nonprofit group opposing the Museum of Natural History's plans to build a new educational center on its campus has filed a lawsuit against the pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Wins Approval for Expansion, But Opposition Group Vows to Sue

The city approved the Museum of Natural History's plans to expand its campus, adding a new educational center and rerouting … Read the rest of this entry >>

Weekend History: A New Mother Laments the Loss of a Fairyland, and The Rise of ‘Infobytes’

For generations of New York City children the mineral and gem room at the American Museum of Natural History was better than a cardboard … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Expansion Opponents Highlight Asbestos Risks, Push for Last-Minute Commenting Blitz

Opponents of the Museum of Natural History's expansion plans want people to voice their criticisms of the plan now, because time is running … Read the rest of this entry >>

Final Analysis Released for Museum of Natural History’s Expansion as Museum Commits to $100K Annual Park Investments

The Museum of Natural History is committing to be a more active steward of Teddy Roosevelt Park surrounding it as it prepares to e … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Museum of Natural History Exhibit Tests — and Enhances — Your Senses

Our Senses: An Immersive Experience is opening at the American Museum of Natural History on November 20th. The reactions of sixth gr … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Emotional Goodbye to the Hall of Gems; ‘A Lot of People Seemed to Be in Mourning for the Space’

For 40 years, the mineral and gem hall at the Museum of Natural History was a dark, calm refuge for families worn out from a day of yelling at dinos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Breaking: Teddy Roosevelt Statue Bloodied By Vandals

Vandals covered the Teddy Roosevelt statue at the front of the Central Park West entrance to the Museum of Natural History with red paint som … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Kicks Off Gem Hall Renovation with 9,000 Pounds of Wow

The museum known for its towering dinosaurs now has a rock that would even impress T-Rex. Fourth graders from PS 87 att … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ralliers Call for Teddy Roosevelt Statue To Be Torn Down

A group of about 100 people rallied outside the Museum of Natural History on Monday to call for the city to remove the statue … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History to Update Exhibit That Has a ‘Sometimes Problematic’ Past

“I want to thank the people responsible for the work that is going to be done here with a prayer song blessing this colle … Read the rest of this entry >>

COUNCIL CHALLENGER SAYS POLL SHOWS LOCALS OPPOSE MUSEUM EXPANSION, BUT CHECK OUT THE QUESTIONS

A new poll from City Council challenger Dr. Cary Goodman claims to show that the majority of Upper West Siders are either un … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 PLACES TO WATCH THE ECLIPSE IN THE AREA, AND WHAT TO DO IF YOU DON’T HAVE SPECIAL GLASSES

Whether you're ready or not, the moon will blot out the sun on Monday afternoon. And it's better to be ready for that sort of thing, isn' … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY FILES BUILDING PERMITS, BUT IT’S NOT A DONE DEAL YET

The Museum of Natural History has filed building permits for its new education center, but that doesn't mean shovels are about to hit the gr … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY HOLDING SPECIAL EVENT FOR UPCOMING SOLAR ECLIPSE

In case you hadn't heard, the moon is set to pass in front of the sun on the afternoon of August 21, and New Yorkers will … Read the rest of this entry >>

MUSEUM EXPANSION OPPONENTS PACK MEETING: ‘TEDDY ROOSEVELT IS TURNING OVER IN HIS GRAVE’

More than 200 people came to the American Museum of Natural History last week, most of them to register opposition to the museum's … Read the rest of this entry >>

IT’S CRUNCH TIME FOR MUSEUM EXPANSION PROJECT AS NEIGHBORS DEBATE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY

The American Museum of Natural History is confident the “pros” of its new museum building will vastly outweigh the “con … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANNUAL CRAFTS FAIR CANCELLED BECAUSE OF ‘CONSTRUCTION’ THAT HASN’T STARTED

Crafts on Columbus, a popular crafts fair that runs from 77th to 81st Street on Columbus Avenue, was cancelled this year, and the organizer … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW ¡CUBA! EXHIBITION SURPRISES AND DELIGHTS

When the American Museum of Natural History opened its new ¡Cuba! exhibition on Nov. 21, no one could have known Cuba wou … Read the rest of this entry >>

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