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Special Exhibitions and Events

Looking At Microbiomes pygv

The Secret World Inside You
On view through September 1, 2016
Meet your Microbiome and explore the rapidly evolving science that is revolutionizing how we view human health.

Dinosaurs Among Us
March 21, 2016 – January 2, 2017
Examine how one group of dinosaurs called theropods evolved over the past 150 million years into the fascinating living creatures we call birds.

Hayden Planetarium Space Show
Dark Universe: Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Celebrate the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.
National Parks Adventure pygv

Giant Screen Movie | 2D and 3D Screenings Daily
National Parks Adventure: on view through September 1, 2016
A celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service.


Let the American Museum of Natural History take your school group on an unforgettable journey of discovery right in the heart of Manhattan!


  1. We require one chaperone to accompany every 10 students.
  2. Students must remain quiet and within their groups.
  3. Please do not block stairwells, halls, or doorways.
  4. Please follow the instructions of security officers.
  5. Food and drink are not permitted outside of designated food outlets.
  6. Running, yelling, radios, and gum chewing are not permitted.
  7. The Museum reserves the right to refuse or dismiss any group for misconduct.

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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