Natural History Museums

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    Taxonomy Code: TA-5500.6500

    Institutions that acquire, preserve, research and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of objects which have significance in the natural sciences including botany, zoology, geology and physical and cultural anthropology and their subsets which include social anthropology, linguistics, ethnology and archaeology. Natural history exhibits vary widely and may display specimens of specific plants, rocks, minerals and other similar objects; feature fossils, skeletal remains and other paleontological relics; demonstrate specific natural phenomena such as the evaporation cycle or the changing of the seasons; comprise dioramas which contain replicas of birds, mammals, snakes and other creatures in their natural habitats; or display artifacts which illustrate the social structure, language and way of life of earlier peoples.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    NEW YORK STATE MUSEUMProvides exhibits and research information from New York State's past, present, and future. Seeks to provide inquiry, discovery, and history access into New York's rich, artistic, social, historical and environmental legacies, in fields of geology, biology, anthropology, and history.NEW YORK STATE MUSEUMNEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
    TACKAPAUSHA MUSEUM AND PRESERVEMaintains 84-acre wildlife sanctuary/nature preserve. Presents exhibits on Long Island wildlife, small collection of regional wild animals, and live animal and video programs highlighting natural history subjects. Preserve also has nature trails.NassauTACKAPAUSHA MUSEUM AND PRESERVENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND MUSEUMS

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