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American Museum of Natural History Tickets

By American Museum of Natural History
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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Personal safety equipment


  • Avoid long lines by entering the Museum on the lower level

  • Gain entry into the 45 Museum Halls

  • Subjects span from earth & space science to cultural studies

  • Lifelike dioramas, Hayden Planetarium & dinosaur skeletons

  • Constantly rotating collection of temporary exhibits to see

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    American Museum of Natural History Permanent halls and exhibits.

  • What's included

    Access to the Rose Center for Earth and Space exhibits.

  • What's included

    Special walk-through exhibits by timed entry, package tickets only.

  • What's excluded

    General Admission gives you access to the permanent halls and collections only.

  • What's excluded

    Hayden Planetarium Space Show by timed entry, package tickets only (temporarily closed)

  • What's excluded

    Giant Screen film (formerly called IMAX) by timed entry, package tickets only (temporarily closed)

Know Before You Book

  • Children under 3 are complimentary.

  • Hours of operation are 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM Wednesday through Sunday. Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Holiday weeks are busier than usual, so arrive early to get the best use out of your tickets.

  • Special exhibits run every hour on the half-hour.

  • Please note, the Space Show (normally runs every 30 minutes) and Giant Screen Film (normally runs every hour) are temporarily closed.

  • Please note, interactive displays and other touchable exhibit elements have been turned off, cordoned off, or removed entirely.

  • Member hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 11:00 AM for the Fall 2020 reopening period.

What you can expect

A sculpted showdown—cast from real dinosaur fossils—between a Barosaurus and an Allosaurus greets you beneath the soaring ceilings of the museum's rotunda as you enter, setting the scene for the dramatic and lifelike exhibits to come. From here, journey to the African savanna to spy on gorillas, lions, elephants, and giraffes in detailed replicas of their natural habitats.

In the Rose Center for Earth and Space, wind your way up the space-bound Cosmic Pathway, following the history of the universe—from the formation of the Milky Way to the beginnings of life on Earth. Learn about the astrophysical mystery known as “dark energy” and gaze up at galaxies, constellations, and nebulae inside the Hayden Planetarium.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park West
  • New York New York 10024

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    • American Museum of Natural History
    • 200 Central Park West
    • New York New York 10024

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