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American Museum of Natural History

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:45
Open today: 10:00 - 17:45
American Museum of Natural History
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American Museum of Natural History
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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human...more
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79th Street, Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
+1 212-769-5100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just do yourself a favor and go here! They have a little of everything but our fave are the huge display of dinosaurs on the 4th floor.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent 4 1/2 hours on a Friday afternoon with my husband and 2 kids, 7 and 10 and all loved it! Based on the reviews, I was worried it would be crowded and/or there would be long lines for tickets but we entered from the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the few indoor spaces in New York where you don't have to pay a handsome price to enter. It's a wonderful space to walk, enjoy the company of friends, and learn a bit about nature. During my most recent visit, the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter L
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I were in NYC this month for our vacation and we had never been to this museum. Seen the movies, of course, but we had no idea what a wonderful place this really was! We spent half of one day and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Travelingpatternmake
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I met our two sons there on a recent trip in early December, two-three hours before closing. The place was crowded, certain exhibits were closed. I had been there,but not for a long time,I have to tell you,it was boring for me....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wayne W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family with a 17 and 20 year old went for the day and were quite happy to browse through the whole exhibit..and they are boys that get bored easily...I was dumbfounded! Need I say more? I enjoyed the planetarium which showed deep space etc....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glen D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best places to visit if you’re in New York, you could spend hours in this place and still not get bored. We would definitely go again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GeorgeTsielepis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great range of topics across many subjects including Earth, Space, Animals and People. The planetarium was worth watching so book the extra shows.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IanD9
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent with our child 8 hours without major break walking around, enjoying the unique exhibits, movies and shows. We prebooked the tickets online (wise decision to avoid the long queues) that included all specials. To successfully get through the day, best have a plan...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a really cool museum and nice to full your day, but don’t expect many movie references (night at the museum) lol.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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26 December 2018|
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Response from duricchio | Reviewed this property |
you can get tickets at the museum
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5 December 2018|
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Response from Nikki0423 | Reviewed this property |
They make it very difficult. We didn’t purchase the exhibitions online with our ticket and they sent me to 2 different ticket desks on different floors to buy them, then one desk wouldn’t sell them to me because I wasn’t a... More
3 November 2018|
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Response from Patti2 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, please call the museum.