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American Museum of Natural History

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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...more
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79th Street, Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024
Upper West Side
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spent an afternoon here with the kids, and only managed to see two floors out of five in the 3 hours that we had. Will have to go back for the other two! We saw the dinosaurs and the Neanderthals, and it was all very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

It is 4 floors, some of the art work is amazing and the animals actually look real they are that good. I couldn't give any bad words about this place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FatLad1992
Reviewed today

Ok for adults but seems to be mostly a kids thing. Adults go to the Met museum across the park. But it is a must see when in NYC, just don't spend too much time trying to see it all. Check out the dinosaurs and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David O
Reviewed today

First - the location, building and exhibitions are all wonderful. You could spend all day here and never run out of things to see and learn. I wish some of the exhibits (ie. ocean creatures) was better lit. It's easy to pass over the descriptions...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FriendsfromNY
Reviewed today via mobile

I really don't rate the experience at the museum. The exhibitions were very dull and had far too much plastic boards with text....nothing exciting or interesting about it. It was extremely over crowded, hot and had a very confusing layout. Wouldn't recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 177ellisd
Reviewed yesterday

We spent four hours and that was not enough. The admission for a senior, adult, and child was $54, but you can pay whatever you want. It's up to you. Check their website for details, but unless you don't like museums, I recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very moving and poignant museum which everyone should visit. It's free and very interesting. Located uptown easy to get to.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SandraJayne
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a good museum and there are lots of great exhibits (disappointed they didn’t come to life like in the movie hah!) However, the layout is a bit all over the place and quite difficult to navigate without any assistance - didn’t see many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank annaliese2209
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I stopped in this amazing museum on a tip from our college age son who said it was so GREAT!! Well he was right this museum is awesome!! You get to explore a little bit of history!!! Amazing time! They also have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nikkiloves2travel80
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this museum to adults and families alike. An incredible collection of exhibits which we thoroughly enjoyed. It is spread out on 6 different floors. The staff were all really friendly and helpful too. They give you a map when you go...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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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MeronD
5 February 2019|
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Response from gr_goirej353 | Reviewed this property |
I would say 30 to 60 minutes depending on the weather, the hour, temporary exhibitions.... It could raise much longer
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26 December 2018|
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Response from duricchio | Reviewed this property |
you can get tickets at the museum
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5 December 2018|
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Response from Nikki0423 | Reviewed this property |
They make it very difficult. We didn’t purchase the exhibitions online with our ticket and they sent me to 2 different ticket desks on different floors to buy them, then one desk wouldn’t sell them to me because I wasn’t a... More
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