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Rose Center for Earth and Space

American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY 10024
+1 212-769-5200
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Great science museum.

Like most things in NY it's a bit pricey but the planetarium show narrated by Neil De-Grasse-Tyson... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
pjthants
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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The Star (no pun intended) is the Hayden Planetarium

There is so much to see at the Museum of Natural History. One is the Hayden Planetarium located in... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
JayS88
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NYC
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A dizzying virtual tour of the universe (from the comfort of your seat) is just one of the exhibits at the Rose.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Like most things in NY it's a bit pricey but the planetarium show narrated by Neil De-Grasse-Tyson was excellent. Worth visiting.

Thank pjthants
Reviewed 20 September 2017

There is so much to see at the Museum of Natural History. One is the Hayden Planetarium located in the Rose Center for Earth and Space. One MUST visit/see the planetarium show. The Rose Center without the planetarium would be rated just so-so.

Thank JayS88
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the Rose Center for Earth and Space today while waiting for my companion, who gives guided tours in French to visitors to the museum. The Center continues to improve as we learn more and more about the universe.I also really enjoed the more...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the old planetarium as a youngster , teenager. Young adult, father and finally grandfather but the new one. The rose center is miles ahead. I have seen opera here and been to a party. This place has everyone in awe. Great place to...More

1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful artwork/photography at the Space Centre, located inside the Natural History Museum. The negative would be that I wish there was more substance to the Space Centre. There just weren't enough exhibits, it was more like a Space Room then a Centre, we were expecting...More

1  Thank NiaCollymore
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Rose Center is part of the American Museum of Natural History, containing all of its collection and information from space. Of course, the Hayden Planetarium is the star here, and is worth the additional fee. (Not with CityPASS, though)

1  Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Visited September 2013. This place is pretty big to see in just few hours. There's a lot of walking and reading. We didn't see half of the centre. The architecture of the building is pretty neat too. Suggestion is to wear comfortable shoes especially if...More

1  Thank Hazel-Jade D
Reviewed 23 January 2016

If you or your kids are into space, this is the place for you. Attempting to explain concepts that are so far beyond what we can understand, it still makes for a great day when combined with the Museum.

Thank Sheridan W
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We visited with two primary school aged children and we all left a bit disappointed. The building is nicely designed but there are not enough interactive things happening in what is a basically a spherical theatre and a spiral walk through astrological history sitting in...More

3  Thank worldtapestry
Reviewed 23 September 2015

When I was a little boy (I am now 77) I would go to the Hayden Planetarium to learn Astronomy. Today it is called The Rose Center For Earth and Space (the Rose family of New York is responsible). You sit in a round theatre...More

2  Thank BocaBruce
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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
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