The Museum expansion promises to improve vastly visitor circulation and museum functionality while tapping into the desire for exploration and discovery that are emblematic of science and also part of being human.
By Rick Stedman
Since opening in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History in New York City has served as one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. With a dual mission devoted to science and education, this world class facility is about to expand its offerings. Recently, museum officials unveiled its plans for a $325 million, 218,000-square-foot expansion, pending approval from city officials.