American Museum of Natural History
A 94-ft long blue whale model at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC
A 94-ft long blue whale model at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC

American Museum of Natural History Tours and Tickets

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With more than 30 million specimens and artifacts and almost 50 exhibits, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest scientific and cultural museums in the world. Displays highlight the wonders of our planet and the wider universe, spotlighting everything from dinosaurs to human origins to the solar system.

  • 200 Central Park West, Manhattan, New York City, New York, 10024

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Maxine_C, Nov 2023
NYNM
Very worthwhile visit but be prepared to be overwhelmed since there is sooo much to see. We had to choose areas we wanted to see most to fit it all in and the Hayden Rose Planetarium was a brucey bonus. Would recommend to visit.
Kerry_P, Nov 2023
Great day out
Everything well displayed very informative definitely a full day out enjoyed it very much I’d definitely recommend visiting here !!
Linda_S, Nov 2023
New York
It was a no hassle experience. I purchased tickets online the day of and when we got to the destination we had absolutely no problems at all. I will use them again.
john_m, Sep 2023
Very Good Experience
Hearing about various displays. Excellent information proved by guid Knowable , good presentation Informative with good background
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:Should I book American Museum of Natural History tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since American Museum of Natural History can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:How much does it cost to visit American Museum of Natural History 2024?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to American Museum of Natural History costs USD 28.00. Guided American Museum of Natural History tours start around USD 28.00 per person.
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Q:How long does it take to visit the American Museum of Natural History?
A:Visitors should expect to spend two to three hours exploring the American Museum of Natural History’s permanent collection. Add another hour to see one of the special exhibitions or attend a performance. Travelers who aren’t in a hurry can spend a whole day here.
Q:Do we need to make reservations in advance to the American Museum of Natural History?
A:Yes, visiting the American Museum of Natural History requires reservations as it operates on a timed entry basis. However, visitors arriving without reservations can easily use their phones to reserve tickets.
Q:Is the American Museum of Natural History accessible?
A:Yes, all exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History are wheelchair-accessible. All public floors are reachable by elevator, and several restrooms are wheelchair-accessible. Non-motorized wheelchairs are available to visitors at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, service animals are welcome inside the museum, as are strollers.
Q:Can you bring water into the American Museum of Natural History?
A:Yes, visitors are welcome to bring their water bottles inside the American Museum of Natural History. Note, however, that eating is not permitted in the museum’s exhibition spaces. Visitors can dine at the museum’s food court or in one of the cafés.
Q:Can you take bags into the American Museum of Natural History?
A:Yes, you can take small bags into the American Museum of Natural History, but they must be small enough to carry on your shoulder. Large backpacks, bulky bags, and suitcases are not allowed inside. Since the coat check isn’t always available, it’s best to leave larger bags at home.
Q:Can I take pictures at the American Museum of Natural History?
A:Yes. Except where noted otherwise, visitors are welcome to take photos in the American Museum of Natural History, as long as they are only for personal and not professional use. But leave selfie sticks at home: they’re not allowed inside the museum.