American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. Wikipedia
AddressCentral Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024
Tax ID13-6162659


Open ⋅ Closes 5:45PM
Tuesday 10AM–5:45PM
Wednesday 10AM–5:45PM
Thursday 10AM–5:45PM
Friday 10AM–5:45PM
Saturday 10AM–5:45PM
Sunday 10AM–5:45PM
Monday 10AM–5:45PM
Did you knowThe AMNH has the largest collection of dinosaur fossils in the world.

Contact the Museum


  • If you wish to apply for a position at the Museum, please fill out an application on our Careers page
  • If you have issues submitting your application or questions about the process, please call 212-769-5106
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  • Phone: 212-769-5151 (9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday)
  • Fax: 212-496-3605
  • Email: (Response within one business day)
  • Fill out our online contact form and select Development from the dropdown menu


  • Visit the Education Department for information about lectures and programs related to current exhibitions, as well as day trips, kids’ programs, classes, and the Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival.

Event and Conference Services


Grants and Fellowships

Library Services

  • Phone: 212-769-5400 (9:30 am–4:30 pm, Monday and Friday, 10:30 am–5:30 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)
  • Email:
  • Contact the Library for more information
  • Fill out our online contact form and select Library and Archives from the dropdown menu


  • Phone: 212-769-5606 (9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday)
  • Fax: 212-769-5427
  • Email:
  • Fill out our online contact form and select Membership from the dropdown menu

Plan Your Visit

  • For all information on admissions, ticketing, parking, and other details related to your Museum visit, please see the Plan Your Visit page
  • Phone: 212-769-5100 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) for general information and current exhibition schedules
  • Phone: 212-769-5200 (9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday) for advance reservations for special exhibitions, films, and lectures
  • Fill out our online contact form and select Visitor Information or Tickets from the dropdown menu

Press Inquiries

Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024