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American Museum of Natural History in NYC

Some information on programs at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC you may find interesting.

Thank you to Carol Castellano, Director of Programs, National Organization of Parents of Blind Children for passing this information along!

Science Sense Tours

Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the Museum galleries. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibition halls, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.
 
Science Sense is free with Museum admission.
 
Wednesday, January 18th, 2:30 PM
Human Origins

Delve into the remarkable history of human evolution from our earliest ancestors to modern Homo sapiens in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins and the Sackler Educational Laboratory. 
 
Saturday, February 11th, 10:00 AM
Dinosaurs

Join our guides on a paleontological adventure through the Koch Dinosaur Wing.
 
Wednesday, March 14th 2:30 PM
Animal Adaptations

Join us on a tour of the Museum's spectacular animal dioramas and for a discussion of adaptations, extinction, and evolution. 
 
Sunday, April 22nd, 10:00 AM
Scales of the Universe

Explore the Scales of the Universe, a 400-foot-long walkway that hugs the glass curtain wall along the the Rose Center for Earth and Space, that introduces visitors to the relative sizes of galaxies, stars, planets, and atoms through text panels, interactive terminals, and models.
 
Science Sense tours are available to individuals or groups. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change.
 
For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call (212)313-7565 or email accessibility@amnh.org
 
 
Jessica Conlin, Volunteer Supervisor
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
212.313.7565
 

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