The American Museum of Natural History is a not-for-profit educational organization that relies on annual, tax-deductible memberships and donations to fund its activities and programs. Your support advances critical research, keeps the Museum's doors open 363 days a year, helps preserve the Museum's 32 million specimens, and provides opportunities for close to five million children and adults of all ages to explore science and nature.

Purchase a Family Membership ($140)
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Family members receive unlimited general admission and special exhibition tickets for one or two adults and up to four children under the age of 18. In addition, your membership comes with complimentary seasonal live-animal exhibits or LeFrak Theater films, along with discounts on Space Shows, additional LeFrak Theater films or live-animal exhibits, and more!

Purchase a Membership ($105)
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Members receive unlimited complimentary general admission and special exhibition tickets for one or two adults. In addition, your membership comes with unlimited member discounts on Space Shows, additional LeFrak Theater films or live animal exhibits for two.

Purchase a Patrons Circle Collector Membership ($1,750)
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Join this visionary group of Museum friends whose generous support entitles them to exclusive benefits and access. Collector members receive unlimited complimentary admission, special exhibitions tickets, and LeFrak Theater tickets for up to six people. In addition, your membership comes with an invitation to the Patrons Circle Luncheon as well as a private tour for you and your guests.

Donate Online

Donate Online 

we depend on the support of friends like you! Please select one of the following giving opportunities to direct your gift where it is most needed. Your gift is tax-deductible as provided by law. And maximize the impact of your donation through your employer’s matching gift program. (Find out if your company has a matching gift policy)

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Share your enthusiasm for natural history.  From greeting guests to working alongside Museum curators, volunteers enable the Museum to provide a lively, fun, and educational experience for everyone.  Learn More.


Please know that making a gift online with the American Museum of Natural History is safe.

Gifts to the Museum may also be made with appreciated securities, or if your company has a matching gift program, please call the Development Office at (212) 769-5151 for more information.

Instead of donating online, you can also mail a check in any amount, made payable to the American Museum of Natural History. Please be sure to include your name and address information so that we can properly acknowledge your gift for tax purposes. American Museum of Natural History, Development Office, Central Park West and 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192.

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