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New York City: American Museum of Natural History Ticket

New York City: American Museum of Natural History Ticket

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Visit the American Museum of Natural History, the most interactive natural history museum in the world. Upgrade your general entry ticket to include special exhibitions.

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  • Gain entry into the 45 Museum Halls of the American Museum of Natural History
  • Find your way around the museum with the free Explorer app
  • See the Museum's permanent collection, with an entire floor devoted to dinosaurs
  • Marvel at the unique architecture of the Rose Center for Earth and Space
  • Upgrade your general entry to include special exhibitions
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Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York City. Located just across from Central Park, the museum is home to over 32 million specimens. Benefit from all-day entry and use the option to upgrade your general entry ticket to include special exhibitions. Explore all permanent exhibitions as well as the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Wander around 45 Museum Halls to learn about dinosaurs and diamonds, and everything in-between. Look out for the iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and Easter Island head that inspired characters in the film "Night at the Museum." Connect to the museum's WiFi and download the free Explorer App to your smartphone. The app offers turn-by-turn navigation, behind-the-scenes stories about exhibits, quizzes, and more. See the exhibition highlights at your own pace with the museum's self-guided tours of popular collections.

Special Exhibitions:

• Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker Dive into the world of a rare Australian sea lion pup and meet the people who are trying to save her species in this immersive giant-screen film. Discover a classic coming-of-age tale that takes place in a colony of sea lions living between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean, in an environment as harsh as it is beautiful. • Sharks:

Older than dinosaurs—and more threatened than threatening—sharks are spectacular, surprising, and often misunderstood. Dive into the world of this amazingly diverse group of animals in the new exhibition, Sharks. • Worlds Beyond Earth: Worlds Beyond Earth tells the story of the surprisingly dynamic nature of the worlds that share our solar system and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible. Captioning devices are available.

  • American Museum of Natural History ticket
  • Access to permanent exhibits
  • Rose Center for Earth and Space admission
  • Timed entry to 1 special exhibit (if option selected)
  • Free WiFi onsite
  • Access to special exhibits (unless option selected)
  • Transportation
  • Guide

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • You must reserve a time slot before the day of your visit, follow the link provided on your voucher to reserve your timed entry (availability for special exhibitions may be limited)
  • Coat check services, drinking fountains, plus the food court and cafes are unavailable at this time. The Planetarium Shop is closed but the main Museum Shop and special exhibition shops are open
  • The Museum's Explorer App is available in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese
  • Note that general entry only does not include special exhibitions
  • There are no lockers available at the museum. Please leave large, bulky items at your hotel
Customer reviews

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4.3 /5

based on 1828 reviews

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This Museum is awesome. I went as a family of six including a 23 month old. My baby didn’t really like the loud theater but it was over all a great experience as a family. Some things I recommend is coming hours earlier to view the whole entire museum. It is four floors with a LOT to view. Their not strict if your super early or late which is awesome if you running late! Definitely come here to learn and explore!

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January 20, 2023

Must see museum. They should probably have a multi day ticket to be honest. Pick up was easy using this option but annoying that you need to use the museum website to book a time slot, it would be much better if you could book the ticket with a time slot.

January 6, 2023

The museum itself is huge, amazing, and full of fantastic exhibits and information. However, we had to wait in line outside for quite awhile (get there early), even though I went on the site I somehow was led to purchase a voucher instead of tickets, so had to stand in another line, and it was VERY crowded inside, and hard to read the information and enjoy. Many rude people pushing in front of us, and face timing with friends/family so they could see. I highly recommend looking into a time it's less busy. We barely stayed maybe 2 hours because it was chaos. I do recommend getting at ticket with a bonus exhibit. We saw the beaver 1/2 hour 2-d movie and it was definitely the best part!

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December 30, 2022

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