Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History is one of my favorite museums. To me, science is an art, and just like how the Met and MoMA house paintings and sculptures, the Museum of Natural History preserves the beauty of existence. By far my favorite exhibit is their collection of minerals and crystals. The crystals on display come in every color you could imagine, but my favorite thing about them are their structure. When I think of nature I imagine rounded shapes and warmth, but rock formations and crystals have a kind of cool, jagged beauty that I admire. Their geometric shapes always make me feel like I’ve been teleported into the future, even though some of them can be billions of years old. … More Museum of Natural History