Museum of Natural History

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Central Park West, NY
(212) 769-5100
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    81st Street – Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History

Schedule:                         Every day from 10 a.m.-05: 45 pm.

Admission:                       Differential rates according to the tours and schedule 

                                        By donation Fridays from 6pm to 8pm

                                        Children from 5 to 13 years have free admission


Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world, you must enter through the 79th Street from Central Park, the Museum consists of 25 interconnected buildings housing 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its famous library, which is one of the leading scientific and cultural institutions in the world.

Since 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission “to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, nature and the universe” through an extensive program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

The collection of the Museum of Natural History is made up of more than 35 million items and is considered the largest in the world. For lack of space and time of visitors, not all objects are exposed at the same time.

Our advice:

  • Among the exhibition halls of the museum, the most visited are biodiversity with hundreds of stuffed animals, minerals and meteorites and especially the dinosaurs, which contains fossils and reproductions natural size, the museum does not disappoint anyone, visitors happiest usually are children, perhaps because of dinosaurs.
  • The Museum is the central character in American comedy "Night at the Museum ''.
  • Admission by donation-pay what you want only works on Fridays from 6am to 8pm. The General admission Plus, which includes admission to the Museum and Rose Center for Earth and Space, plus a special exhibit, IMAX cinema, or Show Hayden Planetarium, this program has a fee.