Explorer App 

Three phone screens display images from the American Museum of Natural History's Explorer app.
Download Explorer, the Museum’s free mobile app! Get a map, turn-by-turn directions to exhibits and amenities, customized recommendations for what to see, and more! 
A great aid to anyone seeing the museum for the first or 40th time.

— The New York Times

Available in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Explorer is automatically set to the language of your device.

Map and Turn-by-Turn Directions

Get directions to exhibits and amenities, including shortest and accessible routes.

Explorer app screen displays a map of the halls of the American Museum of Natural History.
Get Recommendations for What to See

Explorer recommends exhibits based on interests you select—and sorts them by how close they are to your location.

Explore app screen displays recommendations of exhibits to see at the American Museum of Natural History.
Learn More About the Museum’s Exhibits

Go behind the scenes and dive deeper with videos, fun quizzes, and more.

Explore app screen displays the "tree of life" feature which shows how species are related.
Find the Nearest Restroom

Explorer provides you the shortest route to restrooms, shops, exits, and more.

Explorer app screen displays the locations for dining, restrooms and other amenities.

We’d Love to Hear From You!

Your feedback is important and will help us improve your Museum experience. Leave feedback or email [email protected].


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