American Museum of Natural History Discounts and Coupons

This post lists below several discount opportunities to for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.  The Museum operates on a pay-what-you-like model (like our tours), but it does have a ‘by donation’ policy like some other museums in New York City (See our post on the Metropolitan Museum of Art).

The AMNH has a suggested admission price of Adult $22 / Child (2-12) $12.50 / Senior & Student $17.  You can pay as little $1 and gain entrance. Entrance includes all 45 halls of the museum as well as the Rose Center for Earth and Space.  To take advantage of paying less than suggested admission you must buy your tickets at the museum. 

Note: If you purchase online you must pay the full cost of admission.

American Museum of Natural History and Rose Center for Earth and Space Central Park West at 79th Street

The 45 exhibit halls in this massive four-floor museum include impressive fossil and gem collections, artifacts of cultures throughout the world, the Hall of Human Origins which explores evolution and prehistoric man, the Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians, and numerous detailed dioramas that include life-size models of the world’s peoples, birds, mammals, and even a rain forest. Also part of the museum is Rose Center for Earth and Space, which encompasses the Hayden Planetarium and exhibition halls that give visitors a glimpse into the history and nature of the cosmos.

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Hours: Open daily from 10 am-5:45 pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas

Discounts and Coupons:

  • The museum offers special deals to bundle your visit to the museum with another attraction such as an IMAX experience or Hayden Planetarium visit.
  • Check Groupon for special deals, as well as other sites like

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