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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Admissions and Ticketing

Suggested General Admission

Adults: $22
Children (2-12): $12.50
Seniors/Students with ID: $17 
Adult Members: Free
Child Members: Free

Suggested General Admission, which supports the Museum's scientific and educational endeavors, includes admission to all 45 Museum halls and the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Should you wish to pay less than the suggested admission, you may do so by purchasing tickets at any admissions desk at the Museum. 

By purchasing tickets online, you agree to pay the full suggested admission plus a service charge per ticket.

SuperSaver Admission

Adults: $35
Children (2-12): $22
Seniors/Students with ID: $28
Adult Members: $16.50
Child Members: $12 

SuperSaver tickets include admission to the Museum and Rose Center for Earth and Space plus all special exhibitions, LeFrak Theater films, and the Hayden Planetarium Space Show. 

By purchasing SuperSaver tickets online, you agree to pay the full SuperSaver admission plus a service charge per ticket.

Museum Plus One Admission

Adults: $27
Children (2-12): $16
Seniors/Students with ID: $22

Museum Plus One tickets include admission to the Museum and Rose Center for Earth and Space plus one special exhibition, LeFrak Theater film, or Hayden Planetarium Space Show. 

By purchasing Museum Plus One tickets online, you agree to pay the full Museum Plus One admission plus a service charge per ticket. 

Should you wish to pay less than the suggested Museum admission and attend a special exhibition, LeFrak Theater film, or Hayden Planetarium Space Show, you may do so by purchasing tickets at any admissions desk at the Museum and by adding $22 per adult, $12 per child, and $18 per senior or student to the amount you wish to pay for general admission. 

Members Always Receive Free Admission to Special Exhibitions!*

Simply present your Membership card at any Membership desk to receive your complimentary tickets to special exhibitions. Click here for more information about becoming a member.

Members also receive discounted admission to LeFrak Theater films, the Hayden Planetarium Space Show, and seasonal live animal exhibitions including Frogs: A Chorus of Colors, Lizards & Snakes: Alive!, and The Butterfly Conservatory, prices are as follows:

Adult Members: $12.50

Child Members: $8 

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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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