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Do you have what it takes to start your own garden? Explore some of the most intriguing plants that live in ecosystems around you with botanist Donald McClelland in this family-friendly program. Then, watch a special showcase where you'll learn how to plant your own garden and create life right in your own home! Whether it’s herbs and vegetables for eating, or flowers to admire and decorate your space, you can find out all about how to create botanical life in this special green event. 

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About The American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park W.

Upper West Side, NY


  • 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.