Glass Roots

The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, United States, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library. The collections contain over 32 million specimens, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time. The Museum has a scientific staff of more than 200, and sponsors over 100 special field expeditions each year.[4] According to the travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, the Museum was ranked seventh in its list of "the most-visited museums in the world" in November 2011. Also, it was ranked fourth, as the most-visited museum in America in the same article