Founded in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's largest and greatest scientific and cultural institutions. With 45 museum halls, several special exhibitions that change every year, and an entire center for Earth and Space, the museum is easily one of the leading resources for science and history in the entire world. There, you can learn about humans, the solar system, dinosaurs, animals, history and culture. You can even see dinosour fossils up close, walk into a Butterfly Conservatory, learn about mummies, Humpback Whales and more! If you're interested in learning about human culture, history and the universe, this is a must-visit museum in New York! As a bonus, it's also where the blockbuster film, Night at the Museum was shot.