• American Museum of Natural History Photos: The Blue Whale

    Museum staff constructs the Hall of Ocean Life's blue whale in 1968. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering glimpses into the…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Tuberculosis Exhibition

    A crowd lines up to see the International Tuberculosis Exhibition on Dec. 6, 1908. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering glimpses…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Hall of Ocean Life, 1968

    The blue whale is suspended from the Hall of Ocean Life ceiling in 1968. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering glimpses into the…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Hall of Ocean Life, 1933

    The signature blue whale is still absent from the Hall of Ocean Life, seen here in 1933. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Hall of Ocean Life, 1926

    The Hall of Ocean Life under construction in 1926, decades before the famous blue whale existed. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault,…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Museum Automobile

    In this 1908 photo, a museum automobile makes a School Collections delivery. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering glimpses into…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Abraham Lincoln Exhibit

    In February 1927, school children file into the museum to watch a film on Abraham Lincoln. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Hayden Planetarium

    The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering glimpses into the history of the museum as well as New York City. You can view them on the…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Exterior, 1883

    The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its vault, offering glimpses into the history of the museum as well as New York City. You can view them on the…   See the Image

  • American Museum of Natural History Photos: Exterior, 1880

    An 1880 view of the museum from the roof of the Dakota Apartments at 72nd Street and Central Park West. The American Museum of Natural History recently unlocked thousands of images from its…   See the Image