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    American Museum of Natural History

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    The World’s Largest Dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History

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    American Museum of Natural History

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    American Museum of Natural History Rose Center for Earth and Space

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    American Museum of Natural History Rose Center for Earth and Space

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    American Museum of Natural History Rose Center for Earth and Space

Photograph: Marielle Solan

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Address:

    American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th St
    Upper West Side
    New York
    10024

  • Venue phone:

    212-769-5100

  • Venue website:

    amnh.org

  • Opening hours:

    Daily 10am–5:45pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 79th St

  • Price:

    Suggested donation $22, seniors and students $17, children 2–12 $12.50, children under 2 free. Special exhibits $27, seniors and students $22, children 2–12 $16, children under 2 free

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    1. American Museum of Natural History
      • Central Park West at 79th St
        Upper West Side
        New York
        10024
      • 212-769-5100
      • amnh.org
      • 40.781321,-73.973075

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Evening Bat Walks in Central Park

Natural history & wildlife, Things to Do

  • $$$

When the day changes into night, bats leave their hiding places and come out to feed. Take a stroll through Central Park accompanied by members of the New York City Bat Group including Bradley Klein and Danielle Gustafson, who come equipped with a detector...

Evening Bat Walks in Central Park
  1. Until Fri Jul 31
  2. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th St, New York, 10024
  3. $40, children under 12 $25
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Halloween Celebration at AMNH

Natural history & wildlife, Events & Festivals, Things to Do, Arts & crafts, Themed

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As if the usual dinosaur skeletons and other bones weren't haunting enough, more than 30 of AMNH's most popular halls will be open for a special Halloween event. Kids can trick-or-treat, participate in spooky crafts, and mingle with cartoon characters....

Halloween Celebration at AMNH
  1. Sat Oct 31
  2. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th St, New York, 10024
  3. $12, members $11
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"Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do

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Prepare to be amazed by the sophisticated strategies and unique adaptations animals and plants use to survive, from elephant seals that can hold their breath for two hours to beetles that defend themselves by shooting explosive chemicals at their enemies....

"Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species"
  1. Sat Aug 1
    – Sun Jan 3 2016
  2. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th St, New York, 10024
  3. $27, children $16, includes museum admis...
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"Spiders Alive!"

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do

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Get up close and personal with 16 species of one of the world's most essential predators. "Spiders Alive!" lets you and your kids come face-to-face with live spiders from the museum's research collection (the largest in the world), learn about spiders'...

"Spiders Alive!"
  1. Sat Aug 1
    – Sun Nov 29
  2. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th St, New York, 10024
  3. $27 General Admission +1
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Rated as: 3/5 (2 ratings)
  • It would cost almost $60 just for 2 people to get in and see the IMAX and 3D movie. That is crazy expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Nydia Diaz Thu Dec 5 2013
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  • Fantastic museum- can spend days here with the whole family. One of the best things about NY

    Cigal S Sat Oct 26 2013
    Rated as: 5/5
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  • Your suggested prices are outrageous. If your prices where reasonable you would get more visitors and make more money.

    Amanda Thu May 30 2013
    Rated as: 1/5
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  • I would like to explore opportunities for working with the Museum on IT / Web / Computer Systems related projects, with a Natural Science flavor.

    Kenneth Smuth Fri Feb 22 2013
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