American Museum of Natural History

New York Attractions

Visit a place of wonders, great and small, a place where the past comes alive, a place where science shines – the American Museum of Natural History! This iconic New York attraction is one of the best places in the country for you and your family to explore the marvels of the planet, from pre-history all the way to the modern era. Some highlights of the permanent collection include the Hall of Human Diversity, the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, the Dinosaur Wing, and the Rose Center with its beautiful Hayden Planetarium. Of course, the American Museum of Natural History also runs a number of special exhibitions and shows that rotate throughout the year; here are a few of our favorites currently on display. “Spiders Alive!” – A Special Live Animal Exhibit July 4 – November 2, 2014 Featuring 20 species of live spiders and other arachnids, this exhibit is not for those of … [Read more...]

New York City Winter Events


It’s that time of winter when we all start to get a little tired of the shorter, darker days—when we start dragging at work and dreading the next snow fall. In short, we start to get bored of the long winter. However, as Punxsutawney Phil declared on Sunday, the winter is here to stay, at least for a few more weeks. Fortunately, in New York City, there’s actually plenty to be excited about for the remaining weeks of winter! However, these activities and attractions aren’t going to explore themselves. It’s time to get up and get out there with a GO Select New York Pass! You can’t make winter disappear, but you can certainly make the most of it in with these upcoming events. The Orchid Show Spring always comes a bit early at the New York Botanical Garden. From March 1st to April 14th, the annual Orchid Show will be held at the Garden, dazzling guests with vibrant … [Read more...]