1. When Carl Akeley first envisioned the Akeley Hall of African Mammals he imagined it would provide visitors with glimpses of African landscapes as though through the windows of a moving train.
The tradition of habitat dioramas at the Museum is a storied one and some of the finest examples can be seen in the restored Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals.

    When Carl Akeley first envisioned the Akeley Hall of African Mammals he imagined it would provide visitors with glimpses of African landscapes as though through the windows of a moving train.

    The tradition of habitat dioramas at the Museum is a storied one and some of the finest examples can be seen in the restored Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals.

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    It’s a truly magical room, I’d love to sleep over again, just to be able to experience it alone again.
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