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American Museum of Natural History

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79th Street, Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
+1 212-769-5100
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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.
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79th Street, Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an exceptional collection and if you are in NYC for a few dats, I'd implore you to visit. Everyone will find something they like here, irrrespective of age. My favourite collection is the dinosaur / fossil one. What has been dug up in...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A good museum. Very like the London Museum of Natural History. However it is not free. A suggested donation of $22 each was a bit steep so feeling like a cheap skate paid the “pay what you want price “ which resulted in a disgusted...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a MUST DO when visiting NY. This is a full day museum, a lot to visit and learn. What a fantastic place

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We paid for the total experience of IMAX, the planetarium, etc. and the timed tickets allowed the museum to control the crowds. It was worthwhile and enjoyable for all.

Thank Travelingpat2013
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is massive! I only got to see the 4th floor and it took me hours going through all of the dinosaur exhibits! I can't wait to go back and see what wonders the other 3 floors offer!!

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Reviewed yesterday

We're used to London museum which is quite similar, but from housing the night at the museum who could go wrong? Our main trip to here was to see the Dum Dum statue, but wow the amount of things that catch your eye when strolling...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We came here because my 20 year old son was interested in the artefacts. I have to say it was not my cup of tea but my review is based upon what there was on offer - and there was plenty. Make sure you tour...More

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My advice: just buy the base ticket. It is one of a few attractions in NYC that has a "Suggested Price" but is pay-what-you-wish. My kids loved it but we also over-extended ourselves. when you buy your ticket you can choose add-ons which we were...More

Thank Crystal M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting museum with LOTS to see. Facility is nice, generally well maintained. Lots of kids - chaotic in some areas, so be prepared to be patient. Having said that - GREAT place for kids! The cafeteria area on the lower level was mediocre -...More

Thank DebSD
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two daughters. One loves museums and one doesn’t. But AMNH has so much variety and things to do, both had a great time and we spent 6 hours there (2 more than the one who doesn’t like museums set as her limit). Even then, I...More

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Ryan C
9 August 2018|
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Response from Christenthia L | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Pierre B. It really is worth the money and some. I was there for 2 hours and wanted to stay for 4 more. So much to see and learn!
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Bonnie W
2 August 2018|
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Response from HAYLEY J | Reviewed this property |
Definitely don’t buy the all-inclusive pass, which allows you to see additional exhibits. You really can’t see the museum in two hours (we stayed for five and barely went in depth), but I recommend that you go on the AMNH... More
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Madhav U
14 July 2018|
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Response from cfoleym | Reviewed this property |
Definitely walkable from subway & inbetween. You could do both as long as you look ahead & only plan a few highlights at each. MOMA isnt really my thing so 2 hours there was enough for me, AMNH was much longer & the MET is... More
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