American Museum of Natural History, New York City

Categories: Natural History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 14,000+ reviews on the web
Navigate the wonders of the natural world at American Museum of Natural History, one of the largest museums in the world. Conveniently located across from Central Park, the museum complex features 45 permanent exhibits spread throughout 27 interconnected buildings. Admire the life-size displays of African elephants as you tour the Hall of African Mammals, or head to the Hall of Fossils to see fossilized skeletons of Tyrannosaurus rex or a giant Stegosaurus. Enhance your museum experience with an IMAX movie or a show in the planetarium. To visit American Museum of Natural History on your holiday in New York City, and find out what else New York City has to offer, use our New York City holiday planner.
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  • this really should be required from every person to visit this place in its entirety. i cant recommend it highly enough 
  • It's a really wonderful place, located next to the Central Park, has several floors where we find possibility to meet and learn about several very interesting issues in the field of archaeology, marine life, mammals, birds ...
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  • I have to tell you that you will enjoy my first visit without children than with children. Quality is rich in details, infrastructure is beautiful. It is important to know that you pay what you want to pay. They have a suggested fee but it is not liable. Having no live animals, discouragement to my child... I lost my day and the payment didn't want to finish it. It can be something of a personality because I saw other children enjoy travel
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  • Loved the Hayden Planetarium and science exhibits! The dinos were cool as well. Although the natural history part could use some updating, it is still an amazing display. I have to echo the bathroom comment though. I would have given this place 5 stars were it not for the lack of signage for the bathrooms. Its also fairly irritating that none of the security guards could properly direct me to one.
  • I love this place!! Best museum ever! You will have fun if you are 5 or 35! Every exhibit is very realistic from little details to hearing animal noises. Theres so much to see and takes up the whole day. The movie night at the museum doesn't do this place justice!
  • We visited the museum because it's a must from what they told us. The main museum was just ok, we thought. Very dark and aged. It definitely needs some updating but the top floor where the Dinosaurs are was amazing (I believe it's the latest addition to the museum and you can tell, it's day and night from the rest of the building). I still recommend it and you can definitely spend hours there easily.
  • Great museum for all ages. There lots to see displays every where. Staffs are friendly and nice, lead you to the correct way of what you need to go. I suggest bring a light jacket/sweater it get pretty cold inside the museum. If your a student your in luck just flash your school id and pay whatever you want as a donation. Overall great experience in this museum.
  • Stunning museum. I knew it from the movies and that makes it extra special. The display of the animals is very well done. I really enjoyed the use of Google maps in the museum. They also have an app that explains a lot about the museum and has a map included. Overall very nice and educative.
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