American Museum of Natural History (Courtesy American Museum of Natural History)
Guests explore halls filled with full-scale dinosaur skeletons, fossils, dioramas, artifacts, gems and minerals (including a rare 2-foot-long jade slab), meteorites and more. The Hayden Planetarium, with its immersive space show, is located in the museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space.
Hours: Daily 10 am-5:45 pm Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
General admission: $23 adults, $18 seniors (60+)/students (with ID), $13 ages 2-12