The Power of Poison

Exhibition Name:
The Power of Poison
Description:

Discover poison’s paradoxical roles in nature, human health and history, literature, and myth.

Whether as a defense against predators, a source of magical strength, or a lethal weapon used as lifesaving medical treatment, the story of poison is surprising at every turn.

Highlights include:

  • An enchanting “magic” book that holds mysteries that can be unlocked with a touch of your hand.
  • Chocó forest pathway introduces many poisonous animals and plants.
  • Life-like dioramas including Snow White and the witches of Macbeth.
  • Live animals, including golden poison frogs, Chilean rose tarantula, and anemones (optional).
  • “Be a Detective” companion iPad app invites you to collect clues to solve mysteries.
Category:
Natural History
Primarily Consists of:
Hands-On Activities
Cost:
Contact for info
Size:
6,000-8,000 sq. ft.
Venue duration:
Typically 16 weeks
Availability:
Summer and Fall 2023
Special Requirements:

VENUE CEILING HEIGHT: 12 ft recommended (3.6 m)

Previous Venues:
Contact:
Global Business Development
Address:
200 Central Park West
New York, New York, 10024
United States
Phone:
212 313 7749
Fax:

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