The Power of Poison

November 16, 2013 – August 10, 2014

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th St.
Manhattan, NY 10024


Poison has fascinated humankind dating back to Cleopatra (who is believe to favor the bite of an asp) or even further. This exhibit explores the biological basis of poisons, how humans and animals have used it throughout history and how these have combined to form some of history's most powerful legends and myths. For more information, visit

  • admission price:
  • Adults $25.00, Children $14.50, Students and Seniors $19. All include museum admission.

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