American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
One of the largest museums in the world, the American History Museum is located across the street from Central Park. The museum complex consists of 27 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library. The museum collections contain over 32 million plant, human, animal, fossil, mineral, rock, and meteorite specimens - as well as human cultural artifacts. The museum has been featured in numerous TV shows and movies - most notably Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum 2.
Not 5 stars because a substantial criticism of what humans did (and do) to nature and other people is missing, only on rare and not easy to find places. Almost nothing about polution of the oceans, decreasing number of animals, history with native Americans etc.. The right balance would make here an even better experience!