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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 is FREE with Museum admission.

Saturday, October 18th at 10:00 AM
GOTTESMAN HALL OF PLANET EARTH

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.

Wednesday, October 22nd at 2:30 PM
BERNARD FAMILY HALL OF NORTH AMERICAN MAMMALS
MILSTEIN HALL OF OCEAN LIFE

Discover the dioramas in the stunningly restored Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, which offers a snapshot of North America’s rich environmental heritage. Later, plunge into the ocean to explore aquatic habitat dioramas in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.

Wednesday, November 5th at 2:30 PM
SPITZER HALL OF HUMAN ORIGINS

This hall answers the questions about us: where do we came from, how did we got here, who are we, and most importantly, what makes us human? Explore these questions in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins and the Sackler Educational Laboratory. 

Saturday, November 8th at 10:00 AM
THE CHANGING SEASONS

Learn what causes weather, the change of seasons and its impact on different areas of North America in the The David S. and Ruth L. Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, The Hall of North American Forests, and the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals.  

Saturday, December 6th at 10:00 AM
ROSS HALL OF METEORITES

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 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 accessibility@amnh.org

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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