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Chart your own course through the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City with Explorer, the Museum’s flagship app that acts as your personal tour guide.

NOTE: Bluetooth must be turned on for full functionality.

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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.

YOU ARE HERE: Find your current location on the Museum map.
TURN-BY-TURN DIRECTIONS: Get real-time directions to find everything you want to see, including dinosaurs, meteorites, dioramas, and more.
SELF-GUIDED TOURS: Choose from tours that cover topics such as dinosaurs, whales, Earth and space, and more.
BROWSE EXHIBITS: Discover new favorite AMNH exhibits from this list of more than 100 featured items and let Explorer take you there.
SHARE: Share highlights from your visit on Facebook, Twitter, and more.
FIND WHAT YOU NEED: Locate the nearest restroom, café, gift shop, or exit.
Let us know how the app is working and how we can improve your Museum experience by sending us your feedback:

- In the app under "Feedback"

- Via our online form
- By emailing
Please report any bugs and consider taking our survey.

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What’s New in Version 1.5:
In this update, we’re using beacons and other new technologies to improve location awareness and provide easy navigation throughout the Museum.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am-5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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