American Museum of Natural History Tour for Kids with Skip-the-Line Tickets

Discover the mysteries of the natural world with a family specialist
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Tour Details
2.5 hours
Product Type
American Museum of Natural History
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  • Explore the American Museum of Natural History through engaging activities
  • Includes skip-the-line admission tickets
Tour Description
Uncover the natural world’s mysteries at the American Museum of Natural History.  During this two-and-a-half-hour tour, you’ll traverse through great halls of dinosaur bones and meteorites with a specialized scholar that will engage your family using personally designed activities. Take a deep dive into these astounding artifacts and uncover the science and history that made it all possible.

Beginning in the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall, we’ll journey into the museum’s galleries, where we’ll examine some of the oldest relics within the museum’s walls: ancient, massive flecks of asteroids, and Lucy, one of the most complete skeletons of an early hominid. From there, our specialist will guide your family through the great halls of dioramas, specimens, and skeletons from around the world, masterfully weaving engaging activities throughout our time together.    

Depending on the expertise of the guide and the interests of the family, the guide will modify their itinerary to highlight different aspects of the collection. From impressive collections of skeletons to a supermassive scale model of the solar system, this family tour is sure to leave everyone filled with wonder.


Where does the tour start? Where does it end?

The tour meets inside the Grand Gallery of the Museum. Your confirmation email will have the exact meeting point details along with a map. The walking tour ends inside the museum.

Do we need to pay a ticket to get in?

Yes, tickets are included with the purchase of this tour.

What are skip-the-line tickets?

For this tour, your tickets are pre-purchased which allows you to skip the ticket office line upon arrival at the venue. You may still have to wait in a security line or in a line to have your pre-purchased ticket scanned.   

Is the American Museum of Natural History accessible?

Yes. Each entrance of the museum, as well as all floors and galleries, are accessible by wheelchair. Additionally, exhibits in the Hayden Planetarium have brail texts.

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Ryan was great! He knew so much, and he was engaging and helpful. The museum was so crowded that I could hardly believe it, but Ryan helped us have a great time. I’d definitely recommend him to someone else!
Ryan was excellent! Our kids were captivated by his story telling and quite frankly so were we! He did a great job of providing some history and showing visuals and then gave us the opportunity to check things out before moving onto the next section of the museum. Thank you Ryan.
Jonathan was fantastic! He did such a good job engaging with my nephews (4 & 2). He was able to easily customize how much time to spend in different parts of the museum (more dinasours and gorillas please!) based on what the kids wanted. And he also through in some interesting facts for the adults. He really was great and I’d highly recommend.