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Blind or Partially Sighted

Public elevators near the Central Park West and 77th Street entrances and those in the Rose Center are equipped with Braille signage and give auditory signals.

Science Sense Tours

Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the Museum galleries. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibition halls, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

Science Sense tours are available to individuals or groups. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change.

For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call (212)313-7565 or email

Gems & Minerals
Saturday April 18th, 10:00 AM
Examine the exquisite collection of minerals specimens collected from around the world and gems of all shapes, sizes and colors. Learn about how they are systematically arranged in The Harry Frank Guggenheim Hall of Minerals and The Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems.
Saurischian Dinosaurs
Wednesday April 22nd, 1:00 PM
Come marvel at the tallest free-standing dinosaur fossil anywhere in the world, and visit the famous Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Apatosaurus, the largest dinosaur, in The Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs.


Science Sense is free with Museum admission.

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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