"American Museum of Natural History" American Museum of Natural History Tip by roamer61

by roamer61

The AMNH is the largest such museum of its kind in the wold. It houses halls devoted to the various fields in Nature and the Sciences.
The museum is perhaps most famous for having the largest collection of dinosaur fossils anywhere. Its 4th floor halls were reopened several years ago after a lengthy restoration and modernization. The museum is also famous for its impressive Rocks and Mineral Hall.
In addition to the regular exhibit halls, the museum houses an IMAX movie theater and has several theaters for various lectures and other events that take place. There is a cafeteria offering an assortment of food items and a fully stocked, multi-floor shop selling everything from museum reproductions to books.

Address: Central park West at 81st Street
Directions: The Museum is easily reached via subway by taking the C train to the 81 Street Station.
Phone: 212-769-5100
Website: http://www.amnh.org

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Sep 12, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 4 7 2
Forum Rank:
0 0 3 6 3

Have you been to New York City?

  Share Your Travels