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Explorer App

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Download Explorer for a new way to experience the American Museum of Natural History!

Let Explorer be your guide to the Museum.

disponible en español | disponible en français | disponível em portugues

*Note: Bluetooth and Location must be turned on for full functionality

Browsing from home?

View iconic exhibits from the Museum’s world-famous halls and start planning your visit.

Find Out More About the Museum’s Exhibits

  • Explore amazing worlds and unlock the secrets of the Museum from anywhere—at home or from inside the Museum! View iconic exhibits from the Museum’s world-famous halls.
  • Discover new exhibits, go behind the scenes, and dive deeper with videos, quizzes, and more.

Test Your Knowledge

  • Uncover evolutionary relationships between species by testing your understanding of how mammals are related, in the Tree of Life featured experience.

Visiting the Museum?

  • Purchase tickets in Explorer and skip the line. Already have tickets? Link them to Explorer using your order ID.
  • Explorer provides turn-by-turn directions from the edge of the universe to the age of the dinosaurs, plus the shortest route to restrooms, shops, cafes, and exits.

Personalize Your Experience

  • Your journey is up to you! Select your interests and Explorer will organize your list based on how close you are to your favorite exhibits.

Share Your Experience

  • Share highlights from your visit on Facebook, Twitter, and more.
  • Take a selfie and share your adventures on social media.

What Do You Think?

Let us know how the app is working and how we can improve your experience by sending us your feedback:

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