Exhibit Halls and Educator Resources

Volunteer shows high school students fossil specimens while standing in one of the Museum's dinosaur halls. © AMNH/R. Mickens
Explore our permanent and current exhibitions to choose a starting point for your visit. You will need to provide your selection when you book your trip.  

Permanent Exhibition Topic Areas

(Click on these links or scroll down for a list of the halls associated with each topic.)

Current Exhibitions, Giant-Screen Films and Space Shows

Educator Guides and Resources

Our educator guides and online resources will help you meet national science and social studies standards and get the most out of your group's visit to the Museum. 

The following list of permanent exhibition halls designates those with downloadable PDF educator guides and resources (click on the link to the hall to access them).

You can also visit Curriculum Collections to view activities, articles, videos and more, for educators, families, students and anyone interested in teaching or learning about science.

Permanent Exhibition Halls

Earth and Planetary Sciences


  • Hall of Vertebrate Origins
  • Koch Dinosaur Wing (Hall of Ornithischian Dinosaurs and Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs)
  • Milstein Hall of Advanced Mammals
  • Wallace Hall of Primitive Mammals and Their Extinct Relatives

Living Environment


Global Studies