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American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions, and a top field trip destination in Manhattan!  The museum is known for its amazing new exhibits, over 34 million objects in our permanent collections, and exceptional programs, resources and classes for students and teachers.

Entrance at Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

Visit the largest urban zoo in America and get up close to more than 600 species from around the globe. Meet exotic animals, birds, reptiles, and insects from across Asia, Africa, the Americas and more without ever leaving the Bronx.

A pond at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

A stunning 52 acre botanic garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.

New York Aquarium Building with graffiti

New York Aquarium

Just off the boardwalk of Brooklyn’s famous Coney Island, dive in and explore the incredible diversity of the world’s oceans! During your visit, you’ll see our revitalized exhibits, experience the thrills of our Aquatheater, and be a part of the New York Aquarium’s amazing transformation.

New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, NY, is a leader and national model for plant-based education, committed to developing innovative programs and unique learning facilities designed to improve scientific literacy among schoolchildren, teachers, and families.

Open air exhibit at Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) in Flushing, Queens, is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship.

New York Hall Of Science

New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math. A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge your curiosity and nurture your creativity. NYSCI is located in Corona, Queens.

A peacock at Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island Zoo

In 1988 the Staten Island Zoo received accreditation by the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. Construction of animal exhibits and visitor amenities continues into the new millennium as the Zoo expands to better serve and educate its growing visitorship.

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