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American Museum of Natural History

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Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024
212-769-5100 https://www.amnh.org/

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.

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Manhattanhenge

July 11 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024 + Google Map
$15

As the Sun sets around the time of the summer solstice, it perfectly aligns with Manhattan’s east-west numbered streets, offering the opportunity to capture cinema-worthy photos of Manhattan’s brick-and-steel canyons. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium. $15 ($13.50 seniors, students); $12 Members

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