Hall of African Peoples

American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street

Africa, a continent of nearly 12 million square miles and more than 700 million inhabitants, boasts a rich array of cultures. The Hall of African Peoples explores this great diversity, highlighting the traditional lifestyles and customs of people liv... more

Africa, a continent of nearly 12 million square miles and more than 700 million inhabitants, boasts a rich array of cultures. The Hall of African Peoples explores this great diversity, highlighting the traditional lifestyles and customs of people living in Africa's grasslands, deserts, forests, and river regions. The religious, political, economic, and domestic aspects of life are highlighted through artifacts and dioramas. On display are masks, musical instruments, farming tools, religious idols, ceremonial costumes, and more. Dioramas depict a variety of scenes, from the Berbers of the desert in North Africa to the Mbuti pygmies in the Congo. Also featured are the Yoruba, Pokot, and Bira peoples, among others.


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Hall of African Peoples

Sun, September 26
10:00AM
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Mon, September 27
10:00AM
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Tue, September 28
10:00AM
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Wed, September 29
10:00AM
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Thu, September 30
10:00AM
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Fri, October 01
10:00AM
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Sat, October 02
10:00AM
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Sun, October 03
10:00AM
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Mon, October 04
10:00AM
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Tue, October 05
10:00AM
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Occurs 69 more times through Dec 13

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
(212) 769-5100

Schedule

September 26, Sunday 10:00AM
September 27, Monday 10:00AM
September 28, Tuesday 10:00AM
September 29, Wednesday 10:00AM
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