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How to Pull Off the Most Complex Taxidermy of All Time

Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History took the wraps off it's newest main attraction: Lonesome George. Lonesome George, the world-famous giant tortoise native to the Galapagos, passed on in 2012 of natural causes. This set in motion the process to preserve George through the most complex and intricate taxidermy ever attempted—from a species of one. Read more...

Should Oil Barons Like David Koch Be Funding Our Museums?

The Natural History Museum's mobile tour. The new project's opening is Saturday at the Queens Museum. What is the point of a science museum? If you’ve visited the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan recently, you might think...Show More Summary

Drunk Museum Review: Why You Shouldn't Drink And Fly A Pterosaur

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Tonight we're introducing a new feature: Drunk Museum Reviews. We love museums. We love drinking. Why not combine the two for the best weekend plans there are? This week: alcohol laws, the American Museum of Natural History, and me drunk-flying a pterosaur to its doom. Read more...

Did You Know David Koch is on the Board of Directors at the Smithsonian and the American Museum of Natural History?

Did you know that climate change denier David H. Koch is a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and an advisory board member of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History? "So, what's in it for him apart from unlimited free entry?" I hear

Let Some Precocious Kids Teach You How To Pronounce Pterosaur Names - Impress your friends! Wow your family!

2 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

Pterosaurs are awesome, but their names sure are a mouthful. So to make sure we have all our Latin covered, the American Museum of Natural History enlisted some awesome kids to provide a quick refresher. Now listen up!

Let Adorable Children Teach You How to Pronounce Pterosaur Names

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

From the American Museum of Natural History comes this video of kids absolutely schooling us on how to pronounce the names of pterosaurs. They're way cooler than most of us were at their age, I'm sure. Read more...

Top 5 New York City Activities for Teens

Traveling with hard-to-please teens can be trying, even when aided by the bright lights and "wow"-factor sights of a big city like New York. While the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and American Museum of Natural History are...Show More Summary

Vintage Dinosaur Art: The American Museum of Natural History's Book of Dinosaurs

Meeting our Vintage Dinosaur Art criterion by the slimmest of margins, The American Museum of Natural History's Book of Dinosaurs and Other Ancient Creatures (snappier titles are there none) is a mere twenty years old. However - andShow More Summary

Night at the Boozeum: Handjobs and Spiders at NYC's Best Sleepover

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The least likely place to give a handjob in New York City is at a live alligator demonstration at the American Museum of Natural History. Read more...

Guests have a whale of a time at museum sleepover

The most coveted place to spend a night this weekend wasn’t a swank Tribeca hotel or a Hamptons estate, but the American Museum of Natural History, where 175 people ate, drank, watched an outer space show and finally collapsed on a cot under the giant blue whale.

Photos: We Slept Under The Museum Of Natural History's Giant Whale

  "Would you do it again?" I asked Rachel and Rosemary, who were some of the earliest risers at the American Museum of Natural History's first sleepover for grown-ups. They each paid $375 not only to sleep over, but to roam the halls...Show More Summary

Sneak Peak Of First Museum Of Natural History Adult Sleepover

     Tonight is the first-ever adults-only sleepover at the American Museum of Natural History! [ more › ]

6 Lesser-Known NYC Museums You Should Explore

Leave the Teva-footed throngs at American Museum of Natural History and the Met behind. Here are a few lesser-known gems for you to pass the time. [ more › ]

Go on a New York City sleepover

The city that never sleeps knows how to spend the night. The American Museum of Natural History announced its first ever adults-only sleepover this week — complete with Champagne, live jazz and a three-course dinner — and the Aug. 1 sleepover quickly sold out.

American Museum of Natural History sells out adult sleepover under blue whale

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Ever dreamt of kipping down under a blue whale? For grown-ups equipped with a sleeping bag and toothbrush, the American Museum of Natural History is hosting its first adult-only sleepover. The August 1 overnight adventure was so popular...Show More Summary

Life Dream Status: The Museum Of Natural History Is Hosting A Grown-Up Sleepover

The American Museum of Natural History in New York has been allowing kids to attend their Night At The Museum sleepover program for years, and they’ve finally extended an invitation to adults for a night. Yes, please! On Friday, August 1, grownups can enjoy a night of booze, music, good food and behind-the-scenes tours before [...]

The American Museum Of Natural History Will Host Champagne Sleepovers for Geeky Grown Ups - Team Mary Sue field trip, anyone?

2 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

Starting August 1st, nature nerds over 21 will have the opportunity to Basil E. Frankweiler it up at a sleepover in New York's Natural History Museum. I say Basil E. Frankweiler, but then again, I don't remember that book having as much champagne. Or spiders. This night will have both.

American Museum of Natural History is holding an adult sleepover

2 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Having recently cleaned its big blue whale, the American Museum of Natural History in New York is ready to welcome adult visitors for its first 21-and-over sleepover Aug. 1.

Photos: How To Clean A Giant Blue Whale

  Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History's giant blue whale had its annual bath. The whale is located above the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life—where it securely floats above visitors—and is 94 feet long, weighing in at 21,000 pounds. How does something this massive get cleaned? [ more › ]

Achieve Peace Through Whale Vacuuming

2 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino After receiving a brand-new belly button and a fresh coat of paint 13 years ago, the American Museum of Natural History's 21,000-pound fiberglass blue whale has just gotten a long, meditative vacuum bath to rival this corgi guy. If you can poach one of the sold-out passes and have $375 to spare, you can have a sleepover under it, too! [The Atlantic] 0 Comments

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