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Polar Bear Festival

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  • Feb. 23, 2020, 11:00am-4:00pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • free with museum admission ($23; $13 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2)

Join us on the eve of International Polar Bear Day to celebrate this phenomenal species. Learn about its behavior, diet, territory and how climate change has made it a vulnerable species.

This family-friendly festival dives into all things polar bear with activities, show-and-tell with Museum collections, and an interactive theater performance. Plus, scientists will be on hand to discuss conservation, polar bears' predatory nature, and how humans have interacted with these amazing mammals through history.

About The American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park W.

Upper West Side, NY

212-769-5100

  • Standard hours: Daily, 10am-5:45pm
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

    The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.






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