About American Museum of Natural History VIP Ticket
Enjoy a private guided tour without the crowds led by highly trained museum guides who will provide an overview of this world famous Museum. Perfect for small corporate groups and families. Your tickets will be pre-booked and you will be greeted upon arrival. Your experience will include a 60-minute privately guided tour without the crowds of the Museums greatest treasures pre-seating for the Hayden Planetarium Space Show reserved tickets to Special Exhibitions and a special gift bag of AMNH souvenirs of your memorable day at the Museum. Located in the heart of Manhattan bordering on beautiful Central Park the American Museum of Natural History is one of the worlds greatest scientific and cultural institutions one of the most architecturally magnificent buildings an exciting concurrence of the past and the future and a continual delight for the curious of all ages. The renovated dinosaur floor---what many visitors consider the museums crowning glory---showcases over 600 dinosaur fossils from the museums record-setting collection and includes a Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton. A 94-foot-long and much-loved model of a blue whale hangs from the ceiling of the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life which was renovated to great acclaim in 2003. Leave some time to explore space. The glassy Rose Center for Earth and Space hailed as an architectural masterpiece adds the equivalent of another museum. The Rose Center chronicles the history of the universe and houses a planetarium with a virtual reality simulator. If the Museum of Natural History seems a little familiar you may have seen it on screen. Movies like K-PAX The Squid and The Whale Miracle on 34th Street Splash Spider-Man 2 Men in Black 2 The Devil Wears Prada and Night at the Museum all had scenes filmed here. On Exhibit - Spiders Alive! July 28 2012 - December 2 2012 Discover some of the planets most versatile animals in a new exhibit that features live spiders larger-than-life models fossils and more. - Jellyfish Creatures of Light March 31 2012 - January 6 2013 Have you ever captured a glowing firefly On a warm summer evening a fireflys light seems rare and magical. Yet the tree of life is spangled with organisms that blink glow flash and glitter. Welcome to the world of bioluminescence---the generation of light by living things. - Picturing Science Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies June 25 2011 - June 24 2013 More than 20 sets of large-format images showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies. - Journey To The Stars July 4 2009 - December 31 2012 A spectacular new Space Show Journey to the Stars narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg premiered on Saturday July 4 2009 in the Hayden Planetarium at the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space. Journey to the Stars is an engrossing immersive theater experience created by the Museums astrophysicists scientific visualization and media production experts with the cooperation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA and more than 40 leading scientists from the United States and abroad. - Flying Monsters IMAX Film July 1 2012 - January 4 2013 Follow Sir David Attenborough as he sets out to uncover the truth about the enigmatic pterosaurs---a group of reptiles that ruled the skies about 220 million years ago and after insects were the first animals to fly. Attenborough works with scientists and engineers to try and understand how and why pterosaurs flew traveling to Big Bend National Park in Texas Lyme Regis in the United Kingdom and Chinas remote Liaoning Province to get answers. The audience will be immersed in the awe-inspiring world of the pterosaur and experience the enormous challenges these creatures faced to survive let alone flourish in prehistoric skies. Flying Monsters is a National Geographic film. - The Butterfly Conservatory October 6 2012 - May 28 2013 Dense humidity lush green plants and tropical butterflies of every color filling the room--whod guess this is New York City in the middle of winter Operating Hours Daily 1000 to 1745 Closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving Itinerary - Exclusive guided tour - Planetarium Space Show - Special Exhibitions - IMAX Film Includes - Entrance to the Museum - Early access 0900 or after hours 1745 private tour - Pre-seating at the Space Show - Access to all Special Exhibitions - Ticket to IMAX - Goody bag per person Excludes - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs - Meals and drinks Please Note - General Admission and Supersaver Tickets are also available here - Children below 2 years old are free of charge. - Booking requests must be made at least 2 weeks prior. Cancellation Policy - Tickets are non-refundable upon confirmation.