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American Museum of Natural History

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79th Street and Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
+1 212-769-5100
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Interactive, modernized exhibits and an IMAX theater help bring this museum, dedicated to understanding the past, into the 21st century.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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79th Street and Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
+1 212-769-5100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's great to be able to enter the AMNH directly from the subway. The $28 fee for entry and one special exhibit felt a bit steep (we could have less than the suggested amount but chose not to). We chose the Butterflies as our special...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I don't know if was expecting Night At The Museum, but I found it a little dull. OK, I know it's a museum, but we've been to museums with much more interest. This is not in the same league as the London Natural History Museum....More

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Reviewed yesterday

May be it was my lack of interest in the subject matter, but I'd expected not models but real artifacts..

1  Thank Tatun
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best museums we visited in new York! During the week, it was great, not so many people, quiet Knowledgeable helpful staff, loved the rooms filled with so much memorabilia, history, beautiful view of Central Park Comfortable museum shops at each level almost...More

1  Thank Thefineobserver
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my grand daughter which makes everything more exciting but seeing the extensive collection of dinosaurs was beyond my expectations. The video presentations were fantastic, and a good way to rest your feet. I learned a lot and loved it.

1  Thank Kciff
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great time had by all ages! The butterfly exhibit is terrific! So much information, and learning moments. Definitely worth going here, and there is so much to see, you could go more than once.

1  Thank Jayel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were always planning to come here on our trip but came on a rainy day to get out of the weather. We stood in the line so we could pay what we wished (I paid 1 dollar each but that's because we were low...More

Thank roquetiger
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much to see here but we started at the bottom and worked our way upwards. I felt it was a little haphazard in layout as you had to backtrack to get out some areas and there didn't seem to be a natural...More

1  Thank cossyann
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love dinosaur exhibitions and so I really wanted to go here. This place is HUGE!! I never got lost in NY itself but I did in this place before I finally found a 'system' to see all of it! Good for all ages and...More

1  Thank Talitha M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been to the natural history museums in London, Berlin and New York, the London museum is our favourite and is free, Berlin is smaller and only about 6 euros, whereas New York is $22 an adult, so quite expensive. There is a huge amount...More

1  Thank JayWT
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Lorie B
9 February 2018|
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Response from Yabbers70 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not to sure we stayed in the Hilton Garden Inn on 8th Avenue. Museum was about 20min walk.
30 January 2018|
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Response from Karoline S | Reviewed this property |
Even though I know it says you can pay whatever you like to enter, for some reason we did not feel comfortable to discuss this when arriving at the counter. They simply told us the price, including the extra price for the... More
Nero M
29 January 2018|
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Response from FengXueSG | Reviewed this property |
agree with Louise... you have to pay additional fee and book the time slots. I have corporate membership, but it doesn't cover all special exhibition.