Manhattanhenge at American Museum of Natural History
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As the sun sets on July 11th, it will be perfectly aligned with Manhattan's East-West numbered streets, creating cinema-worthy photo opportunities of Manhattan's brick-and-steel canyons. Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and simple astronomy behind this unique event in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.
Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter! - 11/01/14 - 05/25/15
Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters - 11/15/14 - 11/15/15
Origami Holiday Tree - 11/24/14 - 01/04/15
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