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Discovery Room

May 31, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020, all day.
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until January 1, 2020

Free with admission


Begin a journey filled with discovery with your families. The Discovery Room is an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the scenes look at its science. Track down animals in a replica of an African baobab tree, create your own collection of minerals, skulls, or arthropods from a cabinet full of fascinating specimens, Assemble a life-sized cast skeleton of a Triassic period reptile, track real-time earthquakes anywhere in the world on our digital seismographic display. Adventurous fun for the whole family!

  • Monday-Thursday – 1:30-5:10 pm
  • Saturday, Sunday, and public school holidays – 10:30 am-1:25 pm and 2:15-5:10 pm.
  • Summer Hours: Monday-Sunday – 10:30 am-1:25 pm and 2:15-5:10 pm

The Discovery Room will be open from 10:30 am-1:25 pm and 2:15 pm-5:10 pm for Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th, and on June 4th, 6th, and 11th when school is out of session.


American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at West 79th St.
New York, NY US