Origami Holiday Tree 2021

Wed Nov 24, 2021
10:00am ET
All
Free with Paid admission
American Museum of Natural History

An annual American Museum of Natural History tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot holiday barosaurs welcome visitors throughout the holiday season.

The theme of this year’s 13-foot tree is Gems of the Museum, featuring 50 specially created gold-colored models for the “golden anniversary” 50th Origami Holiday Tree. Among the more than 1,000 origami pieces decorating the tree will be models of dazzling specimens from the new Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals, jaw-some pieces inspired by the new special exhibition Sharks, and those depicting iconic Museum exhibits like the Blue Whale, Titanosaur, and T. rex.

Attendance at the Museum is limited to allow ample room for physical distancing, providing a unique, intimate opportunity for visitors to view the Origami Tree. Masks and proof of vaccination are required for museum entry.

Advance ticket reservations are required.

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