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School Groups, Scouts, Camps

Grades 1-12 visiting from outside NY, CT, NJ


Special Exhibitions and Events

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Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species
April 4, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Secret Ocean 2D and 3D Screenings Daily
Giant Screen Movie | on view through January 10, 2015
Jean-Michel Cousteau invites viewers on a compelling journey into the secret world of creatures within the ocean as never seen before.

The Planetarium Space Show will not be on view from August 17 - November 22, 2015.
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Butterfly Conservatory
September 5, 2015 – May 29, 2016
Dense humidity, lush green plants, and tropical butterflies of every color filling the room—experience one of the Museum’s most popular annual seasonal exhibitions.


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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