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Hours for the General Public

Hours for the Reference Room
 Monday: Closed
 Tuesday: 2:00 - 5:30
 Wednesday: 2:00 - 5:30
 Thursday: 2:00 - 5:30
 Friday: Closed
 
 Items will be paged from the Library stacks at the following times:
 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30. Access to materials in the
 Rare Book Collection is by appointment only.

Hours for Special Collections
 (Archives, Photo, and Film Collection)
 Open by appointment only
 See Special Collections for details.

The Library is closed on major holidays.

Hours for Museum Staff

Hours for Reference Room, Current Literature Room, and Stacks
 Monday: 9:30 - 4:30
 Tuesday: 10:30 - 5:30
 Wednesday: 10:30 - 5:30
 Thursday: 10:30 - 5:30
 Friday: 9:30 - 4:30
 
 Please make an appointment to view materials from
 the Rare Book Collection.

Hours for Special Collections
 (Archives, Photo, and Film Collection)
 Open by appointment only
 See Special Collections for details.

The Library is closed on major holidays.

 

Directions

The Library is located on the fourth floor of the Museum, off the Hall of Vertebrate Origins (see the Museum's interactive floor plan). Directions to the Museum are provided on the main Museum site.

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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