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American Museum of Natural History

One of the largest museums in the world, the famous American Natural History Museum is home to millions of artifacts. Discover this unmissable NYC icon with the New York Pass.

The New York Pass FREE ENTRY to The American Museum of Natural History Normally $23.00 - Free with New York Pass

Ignite your curiosity about the universe at the beloved 148-year old American Natural History Museum. From show-stopping displays such as the 94-foot blue whale and Tyrannosaurus Rex, to taxidermy specimens, fossils and anthropological artifacts, the Natural History Museum can't be missed.

Since 1869, the museum inspired generations and explore the history of the world around us and beyond. Discover four floors of science, nature and history as you wander through incredible exhibits.

New York Pass Tips

  • Free entry to the Natural History Museum
  • Take your time to explore all the exhibits

Did You Know? Natural History Museum Facts

  • The museum is made up of 28 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, a planetarium and library
  • The 122-foot long Titanosaur skeleton was added in 2016 and believed to belong to a 70-ton herbivore
  • Ahnighito - a 34-ton section of the 200-ton Cape York meteorite is the largest meteorite on display at any museum in the world
  • The museum has featured in films such as The Devil Wears Prada, K-PAX and most notably, Night at the Museum


The Titanosaur
A recent addition to the Museum of Natural History's collection is the 122 foot long titanosaur. The fossils were just added in 2016 and are believed to be the remains of a 70 ton herbivore. (who knew you could gain so much weight eating plants?). The Titanosaur can be viewed any time that you visit the museum.

Hall of Biodiversity
One of the great aspects of the Museum of Natural History is the Hall of Biodiversity which features a few exhibits that focus on particular species. Be careful as you stroll down the hall, you can expect to encounter a few wild Siberian Tigers.

Human Origins and Cultural Halls
While the museum showcases a great deal of animals and plants from around the world, there are also quite a few exhibits that focus on the origin of human beings. In the Human Origins and Cultural Halls, you will find beautiful displays that tell a story about who we are as people. 


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Visiting American Museum of Natural History

Visiting American Museum of Natural History

  • Reservation required

    Advanced reservations are required at the American Museum of Natural History. Visit their ticketing page to book a date and time. At the bottom of the page, click the dedicated link for pass holders. You must present your valid pass for scanning to receive entrance.

  • American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at West 79th Street, New York, NY 10024
  • Closest Subway 79th Street, 81st Street
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 24, 25 or 26 on Uptown route

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

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