New York City

This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the New York City metro area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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New York, NY, USA

The American Museum of Natural History , located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest museums in the world. . .

Bronx, NY, USA

The Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States and among the largest in the world. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Central Park Zoo is a small zoo located in Central Park in New York City. . .


New York, NY, USA

This store describes itself as "NYC’s premiere retail destination for science and natural history collectibles, artifacts, gifts, and home decor. . ."

Brooklyn, NY, USA

The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States, having opened in Castle Garden in Battery Park, Manhattan in 1896. . .

Brooklyn, NY, USA

The Prospect Park Zoo is a 12-acre zoo located off Flatbush Avenue on the eastern side of Prospect Park. . .

Flushing, NY, USA

The Queens Zoo is an 18-acre zoo located in Flushing Meadows – Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens. . .

Staten Island, NY, USA

The Staten Island Zoo is an 8-acre (3. . .

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