Price: Free with admission
Address: 200 Central Park West - 212-769-5100
Description: Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the Museum's annual Identification Day. Scientists will attempt to identify your discoveries while showing you some specimens from their own collections. Items identified in previous years have included a whale jawbone, a green beetle bracelet from Brazil, and a 5,000-year-old stone spear point from Morocco. What will you bring? Note: No appraisals will be given, and gemstones will not be identified.
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.