American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street

(between 77th and 81st Streets)

New York, NY 10024

(212) 769-5200

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Directions

Subway: B, C to 81st Street - Museum of Natural History

About this organization

American Museum of Natural History

The largest natural history museum in the world has a mission commensurately monumental in scope. See reconstructions of dinosaurs, dioramas of mammals and ocean life in their natural habitats, meteors and glistening gems and cultural artifacts that kids literally running from one exhibition to the next. The Rose Center for ...

Hours

Mon10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Tue10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Wed10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Thu10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Fri10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Sat10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Sun10:00 am - 5:45 pm

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Milstein Hall of Ocean Life

Ongoing

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The ocean is vast, covering more than two-thirds of the planet. Beneath its waves lie many different habitats, from coral reefs to polar seas. Each supports an astonishing array of life. And the ocean provides oxygen to the atmosphere and drives the world’s climate.




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  • The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter

    Sat, Oct 12, 2013 - Mon, May 26, 2014

    This annual favorite features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from Central, South, and North America, Africa, ...
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  • National Geographic’s 3D Adventure: “Mysteries of the Unseen World”

    Ongoing

    For the first time ever, the American Museum of Natural History will show films in 3D digital beginning ...
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  • Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

    Sat, Apr 05, 2014 - Sun, Jan 04, 2015

    In the new exhibition Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, rare fossils, life-size models, and hands-on interactives bring these ...
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  • Hayden Planetarium

    Ongoing

    Dominating the Rose Center is the Hayden Sphere, which features the world's largest virtual reality simulator. Weighing four ...
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  • Highway of an Empire: The Great Inca Road

    Ongoing

    This exhibition of over 35 photographs features the 25,000 miles of roads and trails that the Incas built ...
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  • Dark Universe Space Show

    Ongoing

    The universe is a curious place—more so than we ever imagined. As scientists unravel the complexities of the cosmos, ...
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  • “Identification Day” at the Museum of Natural History

    Sat, May 10, 2014

    Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day. Museum scientists will attempt ...
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  • SciCafe

    Ongoing

    The first Wednesday of the month, enjoy the museum after hours with music, drinks and thought-provoking conversation at ...

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