"Visit the Dinosaurs" American Museum of Natural History Tip by Donna_in_India


You can spend hours in the exhibit halls of the American Museum of Natural History. With 4 floors of exhibits you're sure to find something to interest everyone in your group!

The permanent exhibits include - the "stars" of the museum - the dinosaurs in the Fossil Halls, geological specimans in the Hall of Planet Earth, and a 94-foot long whale model in the Hall of Ocean Life. Check the website for the excellent temporary exhibits (usually a separate entrance fee). There's also an Imax theater, Planetarium, a large cafeteria and plenty of museum shops.

The Museum is open daily, 10:00 a.m.?5:45 p.m. Space Show Hours ? Every half-hour, 10:30 a.m.?4:30 p.m.; First Friday of every month 10:30 a.m.?7:00 p.m.

Tickets to the Museum may be purchased at the Museum or in advance online.

Adults: $19.00
Children (2-12): $10.50
Senior/Student with ID: $14.50

Museum is also covered in New York's City Pass - http://www.citypass.com/city/ny.html and The New York Pass - http://www.newyorkpass.com.

Address: 175 Central Park W (79th St)
Directions: By Subway: Take the B (weekdays only) or C to 81st Street. Two blocks west of the Museum, the 1 train stops at Broadway and West 79th Street.
By Bus: M79, M7, M10, M11, M86 and M104.

Phone: (212) 769-5100
Website: http://www.amnh.org

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Apr 8, 2012
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


Donna_in_India Visits Here Frequently!


“I didn't know we were making memories. I just thought we were having fun.”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 2 0 4
Forum Rank:
0 0 0 1 5

Have you been to New York City?

  Share Your Travels