Untapped Cities is excited to announce a new weekly column of vintage photos. The inaugural edition presents a slideshow of vintage photographs of the American Museum of Natural History, one of the most beloved institutions in New York City. The pictures featured in the slideshow range from 1911 to 1969. During this time period, the museum acquired many of the famous halls and exhibitions that we know and love today, including the Hall of Ocean Life (home of the giant, hanging whale) and the Hall of African Mammals.
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All of the pictures featured in the slideshow are courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History. If you have vintage photos you’d like to share, we’d love to see them!