Download Explorer, now available in beta, for a new way to experience the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City!
Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories about exhibits, captivating interactives, stimulating quizzes and more.
What is Explorer?
Let Explorer be your guide to the American Museum of Natural History!
Visiting the Museum? Explorer provides turn-by-turn directions from the edge of the universe to the age of the dinosaurs, plus the shortest route to restrooms, shops, cafes, and exits.
Browsing from home? View iconic exhibits from the Museum’s world-famous halls and start planning your visit.
What Do You Think?
Let us know how the app is working and how we can improve your Museum experience by sending us your feedback:
Please report any bugs and consider taking our survey.
Personalize Your Experience
- Your journey is up to you! Select your interests and Explorer will organize your list based on how close you are to your favorite exhibits.
Experience Avatour: Augmented Reality
- “Be the Bear” and discover your inner superpowers in an augmented reality experience that lets you interact with iconic exhibits like never before!
- Be a Dino Detective on the Museum’s fourth floor and discover what dinosaur you are.
Test Your Knowledge
- Uncover evolutionary relationships between species by testing your understanding of how mammals are related, in the Tree of Life featured experience.
Purchase Tickets and Skip the Ticket Line
- Purchase tickets in Explorer and skip the line. Already have tickets? Link them to Explorer using your order ID.
Find Out More About the Museum’s Exhibits
- Explore amazing worlds and unlock the secrets of the Museum from anywhere – home or inside the Museum! View iconic exhibits from the Museum’s world-famous halls.
- Discover new exhibits, go behind the scenes, and dive deeper with videos, quizzes, and more.
Share Your Experience
- Share highlights from your visit on Facebook, Twitter, and more.
- Take a selfie and share your adventures on social media.
Get Turn-by-Turn Directions Using Beacon Technology
- Visiting the Museum? Explorer provides turn-by-turn directions from any location, from the edge of the universe to the age of the dinosaurs, plus the shortest route to restrooms, shops, cafes, and exits.
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