Exhibition - Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 at 10:00am

American Museum Of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

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The story of volcanoes is the story of planet Earth’s creation—and the story of us.

Follow intrepid explorer Carsten Peter on an adrenaline-filled trip across the globe, from Hawaii’s recent Kilauea eruption to the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii, to discover how volcanoes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats. Dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu, and visit the incredible mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia to explore molten worlds and find out how volcanoes have helped to create the world we know.

Capacity is limited to maintain health and safety.

Length: 40 minutes


All screenings are in 2D.

Time: 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2 pm, 3:15 pm, 4:30 pm

Captioning devices and audio description devices are available.  

Exhibition Date: January 6, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Location: Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater, first floor at American Museum of Natural History

Free for Members. Timed entry only 

Please make a reservation for timed-entry admission.

General Admission - Adult $23 / Child (3-12) $13 / Senior & Student $18

Includes admission to permanent Museum halls but does not include special exhibitions.

For NY, NJ, and CT residents (with ID)*: The amount you pay for General Admission is up to you.

General Admission + One - Adult $28 / Child (3-12) $16.50 / Senior & Student $22.50

Includes General Admission plus one special exhibition.

General Admission + All - Adult $33 / Child (3-12) $20 / Senior & Student $27

Includes General Admission plus all special exhibitions.

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