Maxilla & Mandible

Maxilla & Mandible

Witt its astounding array of animal bones, bugs, rocks and fossils, Maxilla & Mandible is the perfect place to shop for a one-of-a-kind gift for the person who has everything! All the specimens and artifacts on display in the store are authentic unless otherwise specified.

This natural history and science emporium has no affiliation with the nearby Museum of Natural History. However a visit to this unique store nicely complements a day spent browsing the museum whether you are an avid bug or bone collector or just someone who enjoys checking out cool and quirky nature stuff.

Museum Quality Specimens

Maxilla & Mandible sells a huge assortment of museum quality specimens and artifacts acquired from reputable suppliers from around the world. From dinosaur teeth to ostrich eggs to preserved butterflies, nature lovers will be fascinated by the many different types of species on display and can own their very own piece of natural history. In addition to fossils, bones, insects and seashells, Maxilla & Mandible also sells dinosaur and animal sculptures reproduced from actual specimens.

One-of-A-Kind Gifts

From collectors and curators to the just curious, Maxilla & Mandible is an ideal destination for anyone seeking unique nature-inspired items. Interior decorators are known to check out the store for interesting, one-of-a-kind home decor pieces. And it is the perfect place to pick up educational items such as skeletal models or posters of every kind of insect and animal imaginable from bats and bees to spiders and sharks.

Maxilla & Mandible is a great spot to pick up a gift for someone who appreciates things that are out of the ordinary. If you want to impress an insect-lover with a really special present, consider gifting them with an entomologically inspired piece of jewelry from Maxilla & Mandible. The store offers colourful lucite bangles, rings and pendants that showcase insects such as spiders, scorpions and beetles.

Custom Services

An Upper West Side fixture for over two decades, Maxilla & Mandible is staffed with a highly skilled team of employees including palaeontologists and entomologists, and regularly consults with outside scientific experts. The store provides specialized services such as constructing museum exhibits and providing consultations and appraisals of personal collections. Custom design services are also available.

Visiting Maxilla & Mandible in New York City

Maxilla & Mandible is located at 451 Columbus Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets, one block north of The American Museum of Natural History in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. For more information call or visit the Maxilla & Mandible website .

Location: 451 Columbus Avenue, New York City, New York
Phone: 212-724-6173
Store Type: Gift Store

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