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 halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.
Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change.
Please note: two weeks advance notice is required to request a science sense tour on a date that is not scheduled below.
For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-313-7565 or email email@example.com
Marine Mammals | Wednesday, June 29, at 2:30 pm
Plunge into the many aquatic habitats that allow marine mammals such as walruses, dolphins, and blue whales, to thrive.
Hall of Planet Earth | Saturday, July 16, at 10:30 am
Explore the most significant stories of the Earth, from its early evolution to the storms and earthquakes we encounter today. Traverse through one of the most outstanding collections of geologic specimens ever displayed.
Evolution | Wednesday, July 27, at 2:30 pm
Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection underlies all modern biology. Tour the Museum to learn about the vast and marvelous diversity of life on Earth.
Meteorites | Saturday, August 13, at 10:30 am
Discover the origin of the universe and our solar system in the Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites, which includes the largest meteorite on display in any museum in the world.
Science Sense is free for Members and with Museum admission.