Tickets for American Museum of Natural History

Visit one of the world’s greatest and largest natural history museums

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:45
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:45
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:45
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:45
Monday:  10:00 - 17:45
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:45
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:45
Highlights
  • Visit one of the largest museums in the world, containing around 32 million natural specimens
  • See the real exhibits behind the Night at the Museum movies on a self-guided tour, and get to grips with urgent issues at the Climate Change Exhibit
  • Stand under the largest animal that ever lived, a 94-foot-long blue whale. This fiberglass model suspended from the ceiling is so life-like it even has a belly button!
Exhibitions
T.rex: The Ultimate Predator
Now on - Aug 9, 2020

Equal parts iconic and terrifying, the Tyrannosaurus rex was perhaps the most formidable apex predator to ever walk the Earth. With bone-crushing jaws powerful enough to make their prey explode – and clownishly small arms that the other dinosaurs probably joked about (until they became lunch) – it's just as well that T.rex lived 150-million-years ago.

The American Museum of Natural History is giving center stage to the marauding Mesozoic carnivore, with an all-new exhibition that will change how you think and feel about T.rex. What did baby tyrannosaurus look like? Were T.rex really feathered? How did they get so big, and what were those teeny arms really for?

All these questions and more will be answered with fascinating interactive exhibits, painstakingly created life-size models of T.rex, as well as real fossils and skeletons casts that will give you the shivers – and make you ask, "Where's the goat...?"

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Description

Go on an expedition to a Pacific Island, to the deep-sea floor, back to the age of the dinosaurs, or out to the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy – all without leaving the American Museum of Natural History.

It's one of the largest museums on Earth and is filled with the plants, animals and minerals that make up our planet (and solar system, and galaxy).

If you want to start big, go to the Rose Center for Earth and Space. It explores the 13-billion year history of the universe and cosmic evolution.

Speaking of water: The Milstein Hall of Ocean Life shows you the diversity of the life aquatic including a life-size model of the enormous blue whale; just its heart is the size of a VW Beetle!

Take it down a few million notches and explore The Secret World Inside You – there's a 100 trillion bacteria living inside all of us! As gross as it sounds, most of them are benevolent – helping us adapt to an ever-changing world.

Elsewhere, get Jurassic at the most important collection of dinosaur fossils in the world, including the mighty T. rex, one of the most fearsome dinosaurs to ever roam the Earth.

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Ticket features
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What's included
General Admission: Admission to all museum halls (exhibitions) & the Rose Center for Earth and Space
General Admission Plus ONE: General Admission + 1 special exhibition, giant-screen film, or Space Show
General Admission Plus ALL: General Admission + all special exhibitions + giant-screen film + Space Show
Parking (available within the museum)
Instructions
  • Once through the security check, present your smartphone voucher at any admission desk to redeem for a dated ticket.
  • Entrances: Central Park West | 81st Street Rose Center | 81st Street subway entrance.
  • If your tickets include a special exhibition, giant-screen film, or the Space Show, you will need to select an entry time onsite.
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Central Park West, 10024, New York
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
All exhibitions are accessible. All floors can be reached by elevator. Public elevators near the Central Park West and 77th Street entrances. All theaters have wheelchair locations & companion seats
Additional info

Museum Highlights Tours:

Free with admission and offered daily at 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 13:15, 14:15, and 15:15. Tours begin at the entrance of the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals on the first floor. Foreign Language Tours available in Spanish, French, Italian, Hebrew, and Chinese. Please check at the front desk for specific times upon arrival.

Coat check:

A coat check is available for a small fee. Luggage, small carry-ons, oversized backpacks, perishables, wallets, purses, musical instruments, bikes, computers, and other items deemed to be of high value are not allowed inside the museum and cannot be checked.

Reviews
Aug 17, 2019
Amazing experience!
Aug 16, 2019
Easy to use and trustworthy!
Aug 15, 2019
My kiddos, 6&7, LOVED the T-Rex exhibit.
Aug 14, 2019
The museum is very nice.
Aug 13, 2019
Lots of great quality exhibits. Lots of variety. Enjoy Smithsonian layout better
Aug 7, 2019
Amazing Museum with a lot of different subjects from around the world and from the Space.
Aug 4, 2019
It was an amazing experience. My foreign relatives visiting were in awe. The Planetarium show was awesome! I would recommend everybody to visit the AMNH whenever in New York. 👍
Aug 4, 2019
easy, and convienent
Aug 4, 2019
Very educational.
Aug 3, 2019
Amazing experience. However, the Museum layout is a kind of complicated, sometimes is a challenge to figure out where is a specific exhibition or movie, but the employees are motived to assist visitants.

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