Guided tour

New York: American Museum of Natural History Family Tour

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New York: American Museum of Natural History Family Tour

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From US$ 519 per group up to 4

Likely to sell out

Enjoy a private 2-hour tour of the American Museum of Natural History, and learn more about the various permanent exhibits, based on your family's interests.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Enjoy a private family-focused tour of the American Museum of Natural History
  • Discover various exhibits based on your interests
  • See the museum's permanent exhibits
Full description
Meet your tour guide at the entrance to the museum. Decide which exhibits you want to see so your family can get the most out of the guided tour. The American Museum of Natural History is one of the most reputable museums of its kind worldwide where you can explore dozens of exhibits and theater shows suitable for all ages. Explore the outer reaches of space at the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Discover many fossils and bones on a floor dedicated entirely to dinosaur specimens. Learn more about mammals and sea life from all over the world, as well as various ecosystems. See artifacts and treasures from various civilizations, including the Aztecs and ancient Native Americans.  After your guided tour, you can explore the rest of the exhibits at your own pace. Your ticket is valid for the entire day.
  • Private tour guide
  • Fast-entrance to permanent exhibits
  • Rose Center for Earth and Space admission
  • Entry to Special Exhibits, IMAX Theatre Film, and Hayden Planetarium Space Show
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants 5 and older must present proof that they have received two vaccine doses of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the main entrance of the museum. Your guide will have a flag and a badge with the name of the local partner.

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4.3 /5

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July 1, 2022

Excellent tour hitting all the highlights. Our tour guide (Davidson) was very knowledgeable and a fun guide, we had been to the Natural History before but he made the different exhibits come to life and we learned so much in just two hours. Great tour!

April 24, 2022

make our visit to the museum a unique experience......!!!!

April 1, 2022

Product ID: 383196