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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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Generate a virtual volcano in Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters. 

© Pablo Hidalgo

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters
November 15, 2014 – August 9, 2015

New Hayden Planetarium Space Show
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Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species
April 4, 2015 – January 3, 2016
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Giant Screen Movie
Tiny Giants – 3D Screenings Daily
Opening January 6, 2015


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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