Visit The Natural History Museum’s New Wing- The Richard Gilder Center

The Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation, the new wing of the Natural History Museum, has opened! If you like nature and or architecture, you will be wowed by this new addition to one of the world’s leading museums! Glenwood residents, keep reading to find out more.

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The New Wing Is Architecturally Stunning

Stepping into the building you are met with a cave like appearance where windows caste beautiful shadows. It’s a work of art crafted by architect Jeanne Gang. This project has been in the plans since 2014, it is incredible it’s finally here to explore! 

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Exhibits Galore!

There is a butterfly wing, gems, plants, insect exhibits, classrooms and laboratories! There is simply so much beauty to enjoy and learn from. Each exhibit is encased in unique enveloping architecture that flows throughout the over 200,000 square foot new wing. 

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Check Out The Invisible Worlds Exhibit

One of the coolest additions is the simulator room. This immersive experience called Invisible Worlds is a 12 minute experience of pure wonder! It transports you from jungle to ocean and from big and small creatures!

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