American Museum of Natural History, New York City

4.3
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 and other attractions in New York City, use our New York City trip planner .
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  • I was really excited for my visit. I’m not sure if we just picked a horrible day. But there were so many children’s camps there...You couldn’t get near the exhibits because they were surrounding them....  more »
  • We could have spent the entire day here and not see everything. Definitely had fun. Downloaded the app and chose the night at the museum interest and it led me to everything featured in the movie!  more »
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  • A great place to visit in New York. A single day is not enough to explore the museum since it is really huge and is a storehouse of knowledge. One can learn about the theory of evolution, animals, their habitats etc. It's the perfect place to bring students as it provides immense knowledge through life sized models, equipments, sculptures etc. One can find a variety of manuscripts here. The museum also has interactive exhibits which attract a lot of young explorers. This place is often visited by families. One definitely has to visit this place twice or thrice to get the most out of it. If you are a history buff, do visit this place! It's phenomenal.
  • An absolute national treasure. We spent nearly a full day there and we couldn't begin to scratch the surface of what was there. A beautifully curated and maintained gallery of so many wonders, human and geological and animal and mineral and stellar... The dinosaurs are, of course, magnificent. And the special exhibits are absolutely worth it. Such a delight.
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