Natural History Makes a Grand Entrance at the American Museum of Natural History! Share in the excitement of discovery in the American Museum of Natural History's new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, where spectacular architecture and fascinating exhibits reveal how all life is connected.
Taking the museum experience to soaring new heights, the Gilder Center showcases:
Now on View:
Check out the Museum’s annual Origami Holiday Tree. The 13-foot-tree is decorated with over 1,000 hand-folded paper models created by local, national, and international origami artists.
Discover the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation featuring exciting new spaces including the Louis V. Gerstner Collections Core, the Susan and Peter J. Solomon Family Insectarium, the Davis Family Butterfly Vivarium, and the 12-minute Invisible Worlds immersive experience.
Explore Garden of Green for a dazzling celebration of green gemstones as featured in jewelry from the collections of renowned French high jewelry Maison Van Cleef & Arpels. Garden of Green is included with all admission. The Extinct & Endangered: Insects in Peril photography exhibition is also included with all admission.
Central Park West at 79 St NY NY 10024
Open daily 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
[Note: Last entry time on May 1st will be 1:30pm]
How to redeem:
Reservations for timed entry to the Museum are required.
[Reserve button] link to: tickets.amnh.org/select/
How to reserve a time:
Reminder that the Museum is closed on Thanksgiving, 11/23 and Christmas, 12/25.Important information about what is new and upcoming at the museum is below:
Please Note: Visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can enjoy all of the below offerings during extended hours this year, from 9 am–6 pm, beginning Wednesday, December 27, through Saturday, December 30. The Museum is closed on Christmas Day but open all other days—including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.