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A bumbling security guard (Ben Stiller) at the Museum of Natural History accidentally lets loose an ancient curse that causes the animals and insects on display to come to life and wreak havoc.

Museum of Natural History

The Museum where Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) starts work and inadvertently brings all the animals and insects to life was built from scratch on a Hollywood sound stage. For external shots of the building the Museum of Natural History in New York City was used instead.

Movie Location:
79th Street and Central Park West, New York City, Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York, USA