Museum of Natural History’s New Science Center Takes Shape

On Monday, the museum unveiled the opening date of its Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation and shared details of what it will contain.

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Natural History Museum Brushes Up for a Reopening

The American Museum of Natural History is going for an intimate experience — allowing hundreds, not thousands, of visitors in per hour — when it reopens on Sept. 9.

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Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed From Museum of Natural History

The equestrian memorial to Theodore Roosevelt has long prompted objections as a symbol of colonialism and racism.

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No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen

Science and children’s museums are studying how to rethink their many tactile exhibits to keep people safe.

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Natural History Museum Slashing Staff With Layoffs and Furloughs

About 450 employees will be affected by coronavirus cost-savings measures.

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