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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
79th Street and Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
+1 212-769-5100
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Reviewed yesterday

My kids and I were thrilled to go to the natural history museum but wound up leaving early. The exhibits were excellent, but there wasn't the kid-friendly engagement that you find in other great museums. No free kids workshops, tech educational gadgets, scavenger hunts, dinosaur...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed yesterday

We had a great day at the museum. Our employer was a corporate sponser and we were able to get in free. The museum has a classic nature which shows the history of the building and institution but has modern elements which can intrigue even...More

Thank shellking2016
Reviewed yesterday

Back after 40 years and there is just so much more to see. Great new exhibits included the Butterfly and Senses exhibits

Thank elib_travels
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I highly recommend buying a city pass to avoid standing in the ticket line. There is a LOT to see here so make sure you have a plan and patience because there are many children and school groups

Thank Allison T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for about 3 hours and still missed so much! It was fab everything looked well kept... only thing that could have made it better was it needs to be better signposted when your about to leave the grounds of the museum whilst still...More

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Family of 4, 2 adults an 18 year old and 10 year old and we all loved it. Could have spent the day here

Thank Jodig2402
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came with our adult son and really enjoyed it. Lots to see takes a full day plus. But we liked it. Went in Saturday when snowing so pretty crowed. Only issue not well marked hard to find things

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is huge! We all went separate ways to find our interests. I personally walk the entire building, but did not had the chance to go inside the exhibitions. My favorites were the Hall of Minerals and the Hall of Biodiversity.

Thank Natasha A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is located just above Midtown. It is located in a large old building. The museum allows the visitor to decide how much he wants to pay at the entrance and the income to be invested in the museum. Prices shown at the entrance...More

Thank _Z6774XU
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent 3 hours here & still didn’t see it all. Well worth a visit as so much to see. Loved the dinosaurs. Something for everyone here.

Thank Floridafan015
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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hila g
5 December 2017|
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Response from salvatorecandiano | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no need, then at the ticket office you can decide the price of the entrance, as it is a free offer. Line not very long there are different payment boxes
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20 November 2017|
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Response from thesandman2015 | Reviewed this property |
As I remember their is a place to hang your coat (coat check) I don't remember if its free or not. However backpacks as other items will be searched. Don't know if your allowed to wlak around with it after your searched.
19 November 2017|
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Response from heatherore67 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure if you check the website it will tell you .