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American Museum of Natural History

79th St. & Central PA New York, NY 10024 | West 70s | 212-769-5150

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Museum hours: Daily 10am-5:45pm

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    Join Fabio Parasecoli for a food tasting of holiday desserts from Italy, Mexico, Sweden and other countries. Wed., Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m., 2011
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Since its founding in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History has collected more than 32 million specimens relating to the natural world and human cultures. The Museum showcases its amazing treasures in the exhibit halls, and behind the scenes more than 200 scientists are at work making new discoveries. Millions of people from around the world visit the Museum each year.