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American Museum of Natural History

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79th Street, 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%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:45
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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79th Street, Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don’t even know where to begin in describing this amazing museum. I keep telling people: if you can visit only one museum in NYC, make it AMNH. The very size of it will awe you; in a peculiar way it is almost a victim...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is big, plan your visit my 9 and 7y/o loved it. The museum has a suggested fee $23 adult $13kids, but really is a pay-as-you wish -fee, you can go in there and say you can only pay a dollar per person or...More

Thank ISADORE M
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Reviewed yesterday

A great museum that goes from the origins of man, the animals of all the continents and oceans, to dinosaurs and meteors. There is so much to see and do here you can definitely get an entire day's enjoyment in your visit. We spent 5...More

Thank Darren M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For the children is pure entertainment, beyong the fact that was used in the movie. U can see all the animals of this area as they were alive in they habitats.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent New York quite a bit as we have family here. This time around we decided to visit the museum of natural history. My husband and I are very intrigued by space and history so naturally we had to see the...More

Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The American Museum of Natural History’s collections contain over 33 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites and human remains. The first time I visited the museum was more than 60 years ago and today’s visit still captured my heart and my fascination...More

Thank LouisM565
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While on a family vacation (12 of us), my husband and I snuck off to see this museum by ourselves. The displays are well done; Great for children. Signage could be improved. We really got turned around, even with the map. The museum was packed...More

1  Thank NanaTexasArkansas
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone in the family will find something that suits their interests. Great planetarium show, nice 3-D movie about diversity in the Amazon, impressive paleontology exhibit.

Thank thereareplaces
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It can be hard to get tickets during the day, so I would recommend getting there early! There is so much to look at in the museum. The special exhibits are stunning, and the permanent exhibits are just a good. Definitely go to the Biodiversity...More

Thank australianshepard
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very large museum with tons to look at. A bit crowded, but it was a holiday. The "Pay as you wish" option is a life saver if you are on a budget. Also a good way to beat the humidity if you are there in...More

1  Thank aprilcook78
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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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Madhav U
14 July 2018|
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Response from cfoleym | Reviewed this property |
Definitely walkable from subway & inbetween. You could do both as long as you look ahead & only plan a few highlights at each. MOMA isnt really my thing so 2 hours there was enough for me, AMNH was much longer & the MET is... More
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Zudi22
11 July 2018|
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Response from Tullia2 | Reviewed this property |
It's really up to you. If there are particular things you want to see you can get a map online and figure out your strategy on how to see things quickly. But you'll miss a lot of other interesting things as you run past... More
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