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Visitor's Guide: New York

American Museum of Natural History

Ancient Remains
  • Central Park West at 79th Street 
  • New York,  NY  10024-5192
  • Phone: +1 212 769 5100
  • Fax: +1 212 769 5427
  • Web: http://www.amnh.org/  
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Category: Science & Technology
  • Hours: Mo to Su from 10:00 AM to 05:45 PM
  • Train: "81 Street - Museum of Natural History
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

The American Museum of Natural History is a popular attraction and one of the largest natural history museums in the world. The museum houses a vast collection of artifacts, displays and exhibits, all geared to reveal secrets of the beautiful natural world. The visit begins with skeletons and live-size replicas of elephants, dinosaurs and other extinct creatures, which welcome you as you enter the main hall. Other points of interest include the Hall of Human Biology and Evolution, the Hall of Meteorites, a vast collection of gemstones, an IMAX theater and the Rose Center for Earth and Space planetarium shows (at extra cost), as well as a research library. The museum offers a number of specially customized public and group tours as well as educational programs and trips, enabling visitors to explore the exhibits in detail. Please note, there are separate entry fees for certain exhibitions and programs, the IMAX theater and shows at the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Please check the website for more details.

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