- See some of the greatest dinosaur fossil collections in the world including The Titanosaur, Stegosaurus, Apatosaurus, Triceratops, and many more.
- View over 33 million specimens.
- Visit the Hall of Biodiversity, including a 2,500-square-foot rain forest diorama.
- Look at over 275,000 mammal specimens located in 5 different mammal halls.
American Museum of Natural History
Visit the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) today to learn more about this glorious planet of ours as well as how it fits into the larger universe. Within the walls of one of the largest museums in the world, you can get a glimpse of over 33 million specimens located in the sprawling museum layout. Celebrate the Earth’s biodiversity as you transverse a rainforest and its ecosystem featuring many different kinds of animal and plant species. Anyone over the age of 5 will love the Discovery Room, the place where visitors can hunt for specimens of birds and insects in a baobab tree, unearth dinosaur fossils, and create collections of arthropods. The AMNH occupies more 2 million square feet, giving its visitors a vast array of natural wonders to appreciate!
Hall of Ocean Life
Hall of Birds of the World
Hall of Minerals
Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs
Hall of African Peoples
Hall of Human Origins
Akeley Hall of African Mammals
Hall of Primates
Scales of the Universe
Hayden Big Bang Theater
Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda
Did You Know
- The American Museum of Natural History encompasses 4 city blocks and consists of 27 interconnected buildings.
- The museum used to be located within Central Park; it left the iconic space in 1877.
American Museum of Natural History Details
Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024
Hours of Operation:
Daily 10am - 5:45pm
Average Visit Duration:
Approx. 3 hours
Hop-On Hop-Off Route:
Uptown Hop-On Hop-Off: Stop #19