American Museum of Natural History – Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY, USA

American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY, USA

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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest and most vibrant museums on the planet, it’s as renowned a cultural institution as there is. Kids will love exploring the over 2 million square feet and learning about prehistoric creatures and the history of life on earth. Moreover, many kid-friendly exhibitions are interactive, so it’s not just about walking around a looking at things. They offer a series of great tours including the Night At The Museum Tour, which takes you through exhibits featured in the film series.