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



Animal Mummies in the Museum, Wednesday, April 26th at 2:30pm

(This is a tour showcasing mummies in various permanent halls of the Museum. This is not a tour of the Mummies special exhibit)

Theodore Roosevelt and the Diversity of Life, Wednesday, May 3, 2:30pm 

Nature in Native American Myths and Legends, Wednesday, May 17th at 2:30pm

Meet the Dinosaurs, Saturday, May 27th at 10:30pm

Planet Earth, Saturday, June 3rd at 10:30am



Science Sense is free for Members and with Museum admission.