American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York

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American Museum of Natural History

79th Central Park West

New York, NY 10024

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(212) 769-5100

http://www.amnh.org/

  • 3 mentions in Things to do in NYC

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "....ake a ride on the Staten Island Ferry, or the ferry out to the Statue of Liberty A trip to the American Museum of Natural History can be quite enjoyable. This is especially true if the weather is inclement. If the weather is nice, though,..." See More

    • Tracy K.

      Tracy K. said, "...fields,etc. Do not walk in park at night.You can shop on Fifth ave. and have High tea at The Plaza. The American Museum of Natural History and the The Metropolitan Museum of Art,Guggenheim and the Metropolitan museum of Art (The Met) are all interesting. The..." See More

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...museums, such as the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, The Frick Collection, Morgan Library and Museum Shop, American Museum of Natural History. There are also epic buildings to visit, like Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library - Mid-Manhattan Library,..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to do in NYC with my 12 year grand daughter?

    • Julia C.

      Julia C. said, "...things to do with your granddaughter, I'd suggest venturing outside of Times Square to get a more authentic NYC experience. The American Museum of Natural History on the Upper West Side is a really fun experience for kids; all my friends with kids love to..." See More

    • Jeff P.

      Jeff P. said, "... American Museum of Natural History is a "natural" choice for children. As it the Bronx Zoo, or the smaller children's zoo in Central Park...." See More

    • Barbara D.

      Barbara D. said, "...activities to choose from: Bronx Zoo, Central Park ( can rent boat), Children's Museum Of Manhattan, Broadway show (Alladin, Wicked, Matilda), American Museum of Natural History, Chelsea Piers Complex, Dylan's Candy Bar, Serendipity 3 Ice-cream parlor, Top of the Rock, Century 21 Department Store..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Visiting NY for the time in April...what important tips can you give me?

    • jami c.

      jami c. said, "...The American Museum of Natural History and the Children's Museum of the Arts..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Central Park - Plenty of place to run. There is also a Central Park Zoo. American Museum of Natural History- Get tickets in advance Dylan's Candy Bar - Best candy store in NYC Staten Island Ferry - To see the Statue of Liberty and..." See More

    • Hh G.

      Hh G. said, "...further you could take the train up to Coney Island. It is like a little amusement park near the water. The American Museum of Natural History (yes, the one from the movie Night at the museum) might also be fun, especially on a rainy day......" See More

  • 3 mentions in What would kids like to do in NYC on a weekend trip?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...and crayons. Not sure if they are too small to visit a museum however one of the biggest attractions of the American Museum of Natural History (literally), is the 94-foot-long blue whale. I am sure they will love it!! I will also add a visit..." See More

    • Latha Y.

      Latha Y. said, "...Central Park Zoo and American Museum of Natural History are good options..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Try these options: American Museum of Natural History Central Park American Girl Cafe Dylan's Candy Bar..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to see in NYC with my parents and kids?

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...This depends on how long you are staying. This age bracket is perfect for American Museum of Natural History and Central Park ZooAnother wonderful museum for kids, little boys in particular is USS Intrepid - be sure to get the extra ticket to go inside..." See More

    • Pamela R.

      Pamela R. said, "...I always like the American Museum of Natural History on UWS for kids. Lots of interactive and cool stuff to keep them occupied. In Central Park there's the Central Park Zoo and in the winter the Wollman Ice Skating Rink. In that neighborhood is also..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...walking tours of the neighborhood, as well as various events throughout the year. Highly recommended! Depending on when you go, the American Museum of Natural History is a good time. Since it's usually a lengthy time commitment, and an indoor venue, I'd recommend it if..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Which sightseeing pass is the best in NYC?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...prices on the attraction websites and do a price comparison with NewYorkPass or CityPass E.g. 1-day NewYorkPass for 4 is $300. American Museum of Natural History tickets are free with NewYorkPass. You will need 4-6 hours at the museum. Tickets to Natural History Museum $70...." See More

    • Jared H.

      Jared H. said, "...think I used it all anyway. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is free, so is the Museum of Modern Art and American Museum of Natural History. But with kids I think a full day between the Met and NH would be enough. The Statue..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the best free things NYC has to offer?

    • jami c.

      jami c. said, "...Believe it or not there are quite a few great things to do for next to nothing or free! American Museum of Natural History and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are both pay what you can, I've paid as little as a dollar! Its not..." See More

    • amery c.

      amery c. said, "...There are diverse things to enjoy freely in NYC. Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, Bryant Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and much more fab spots where you could feel the great charm of the city. Being a..." See More

  • 2 mentions in I'm traveling to New York City staying close to Time Square.

    • Allan R.

      Allan R. said, "...The best bet is American Museum of Natural History. A great destination for the young. I would also recmmend Central Park Zoo, as well as the Bronx Zoo. The Bronx Zoo is one of the best zoos in the USA...." See More

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...is give your daughter a camera for her visit. Central Park is beautiful for long walks and taking pictures. visit the American Museum of Natural History (Butterfly Conservatory), Bronx Zoo, New-York Historical Society DiMenna Childrens Museum all have hands-on activities. there is ice skating in..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things To Do with Young Children

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...Park is an urban park which was converted from old railroad lines. It's very see and be seen, an urban adventure. American Museum of Natural History is paradise for kids. Dioramas, whales, rocks, dinosaurs and a planetarium makes for great entertainment. Enjoy...." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...of all ages. It's docked at pier 86, on the west end of 46th St. Depending on when you go, the American Museum of Natural History is a good time. Since it's usually a lengthy time commitment, and an indoor venue, I'd recommend it if..." See More

  • 1 mention in Top things to do that are free and not free in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Fields, Belvedere Castle, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park (mis favoritas). Puedes visitar tambien el The Metropolitan Museum of Art y el American Museum of Natural History. Siempre en la parte baja de Manhattan me encanta caminar otros parques como el Madison Square Park, Flatiron..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best things to see in NYC in 3 days?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...such as Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park, Central Park Carousel, Strawberry Fields, American Museum of Natural History ,among many others. Second day: lower Mahattan. I would start walking Brooklyn Bridge, DUMBO, Chelsea Waterside Park, High Line..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York City for girls???

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...collection of AFI’s “Top 100 Movies of the 20th Century.” There’s also a 24hour “Reading Room” as well as “Poetry Terrace.” American Museum of Natural History- this is a great choice not only for them, but for you. The architecture is incredible and the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Help with 3-Day Weekend Itinerary for First Visit to NYC for Couple?

    • Melissa M.

      Melissa M. said, "...if you're just wandering through. Beautiful. Depending on your interests, you should also hit up one of NYC's amazing museums - American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum of Modern Art are all standouts for a reason and all..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in the City -- highlights?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...long walk inside Central Park West, acceding the park until you find The Mall, Bethesda Fountain, Strawberry Fields, Central Park Zoo, American Museum of Natural History, Bow Bridge, among other beautiful places. Take a moment to walk 5th Ave, Times Square, Bryant Park, Rockefeller..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non-touristy "must do's" in Manhattan over the week of July 4th

    • Jamie E.

      Jamie E. said, "...around Chelsea. but I believe they've been moved to the west side around Hell's Kitchen. (There is one up by the American Museum of Natural History as well). To me, that's the best shopping because you can find the weirdest stuff imaginable. For night life,..." See More

  • 1 mention in First trip to NYC, any advice?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...of amazing places such as Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Central Park Zoo, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park, Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castle, American Museum of Natural History among many others interesting places nearby the park. Lower Manhattan will be your next stop. I would start walking..." See More

  • 1 mention in Day trip in New York City - Recommendations

    • Nicolette o.

      Nicolette o. said, "...Upper West side), check out great museums like the Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim MuseumThe Metropolitan Museum of Art American Museum of Natural History. For awesome views of the city and in Brooklyn, head over to Brooklyn Bridge park. From there you..." See More

  • 1 mention in NY attractions

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...jumping off point for exploring beyond the city. Although there are many fine museums in New York a trip to the American Museum of Natural History should be toward the top of your list. This is especially true if the weather is inclement. An often..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in New York City in January?

    • jami c.

      jami c. said, "...way to spend cold/snowy nights indoors (or days on weds/sat for matinees). Also, both the The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History are pay what you want so you can spend several hours on $5! If you're a shopper then hit..." See More

  • 1 mention in New year's eve at Manhattan?

    • Christopher E.

      Christopher E. said, "...in Chinatown in Flushing. Day 2--Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty Day 3--Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, St. Patricks Cathedral Day 4-- American Museum of Natural History Day 5--Museum of Modern Art Day 6--Times Square and Times Square (buy tickets for Motown the Musical) Day 7--Times..." See More

  • 1 mention in One month to Travel the US- need itinerary help!

    • Ange M.

      Ange M. said, "...kinda crowded. You guys might wanna look into seeing a broadway show here. 11. Rockefeller Plaza 12. Grand Central Terminal 13. American Museum of Natural History 14. Brooklyn Bridge Goodluck! Hope you enjoy New York!..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York with a 10 & 14 year old boys

    • Melissa M.

      Melissa M. said, "...Definitely the American Museum of Natural History- dinosaurs, space, science, lots of cool stuff. That place is great and I think the boys will love it. I also second the M&M's World store in Times Square - but pass on the Hershey Store (it's..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best NYC Itinerary for 5 Days

    • Mein C.

      Mein C. said, "...Cloisters Museum and Gardens Cafeteria (a little out of the way, but recommended - try and catch the free tour) - American Museum of Natural History (we took the free tour)/Hayden Planetarium - Walk the High Line Park - visit Chelsea Market - Walk the..." See More

  • 1 mention in How do New Yorkers spend a weekend in the city?

    • Maggie N.

      Maggie N. said, "...some "touristy" things as well? There are a few must-sees: The Metropolitan Museum of Artis definitely one of them, and the American Museum of Natural History is pretty cool too. For insight to a local New Yorkers life, definitely check out neighborhoods like Chinatown New..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to buy souvenirs for kids ages 5 and 3?

    • Peter D.

      Peter D. said, "...Cool souvenirs at the museums -- American Museum of Natural History would be a natural for kids...." See More

  • 1 mention in What can I do with my kid in New York City at night?

    • Pamela R.

      Pamela R. said, "...You could try the American Museum of Natural History and the Hayden Planetarium (which is inside the museum). They often have evening shows, etc by age group. If not, Central Park - SummerStage has shows at night and also free shows on the weekends...." See More

  • 1 mention in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • marisa m.

      marisa m. said, "...In NYC go see the American Museum of Natural History. The whole top floor is dinosaur bones, it is really cool. Go to Coney Island in Brooklyn and govto the beach and take the kids to Luna Park NYC which was recently renovated, it..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good places to visit in Manhattan

    • Spencer H.

      Spencer H. said, "...museums are The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The MoMa (Museum of Modern Art), Whitney Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History. The hottest shows on Broadway at the moment are Once Musical Broadway, Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best local guide in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Central Park Zoo, Strawberry Fields, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, Belvedere Castle, etc. Visit a few of the best museums such as American Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art and watch a Times Square show. There are many! Walk 5th Ave, it is..." See More

  • 1 mention in What should I absolutely, positively not see or do in NYC?

    • Kimberly F.

      Kimberly F. said, "...the street? Walk the high line and grab a lobster at The Chelsea Market Baskets? See the art at MOMA , American Museum of Natural History or (gasp) The Museum of Sex ...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are top 3 NYC experiences for kids?

    • Diane g.

      Diane g. said, "...Tussauds New York. If she's into it the American a Girl Doll center. Definitely try for Alladin or Lion king tickets. American Museum of Natural History- DINOSAURS! Fun for children and adults tea at Alice's Tea Cup - Chapter II..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things for teens (16 yo) to do in NYC in the summer?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...Cyclone roller coaster. Check out some of the city's museums. Both The Metropolitan Museum of Art (and The Cloisters) and the American Museum of Natural History are "pay what you wish". Museum of Modern Art offers free entry one night a week. USS Intrepid is..." See More

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