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Renegade Tour of the American Museum of Natural History provided by Museum Hack

Renegade Tour of the American Museum of Natural History

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Overview
See the American Museum of Natural History like never before during this renegade tour. This unconventional tour uncovers the secrets, scandals, and stories behind some of the exhibits and displays that appear before you. Experience the museum in a whole new way during this immersive tour and discover the treasures of this famous place.
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American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USAPlease enter the American Museum of Natural History via the main Central Park entrance.  Once inside the rotunda, make a right to meet your guide and the rest of your group at the tail end of the long-neck Barosaurus. We’ll have your admissions tickets ready
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    American Museum of Natural History
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    This is a highly interactive, subversive, fun, non-traditional 2-hour museum tour. Embark upon a brazen expedition through the halls of New York City's world-famous American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Join your tour guide as you deftly navigate this massive 1.6 million-square-foot cultural institution. Learn the science and history behind the amazing animals, the stories of the adventurers that collected them, and the secrets that make AMNH like no other museum on earth. On this 2-hour tour of the American Museum of Natural History, you should expect: • Exciting stories, awesome facts, and juicy, behind-the-scenes gossip • Interactive group activities • A fast pace • Fun photos • A very different narrative—and feel—than a traditional museum tourIt is recommended that you bring the following on your AMNH expedition: • Smartphone and/or digital camera • Adventure-ready walking shoes • Innate sense of curiosity • Unabashed love of science • Childlike sense of wonderIMPORTANT: This tour is not for children - nobody under the age of 18 will be permitted on the tour.
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You'll end at
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USAPlease enter the American Museum of Natural History via the main Central Park entrance.  Once inside the rotunda, make a right to meet your guide and the rest of your group at the tail end of the long-neck Barosaurus. We’ll have your admissions tickets ready
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Highlights
  • Explore a different side of the American Museum of Natural History
  • Uncover the stories behind the exhibits during this renegade tour
  • See world-famous treasures in a different light and capture special photos
  • This tour is for adults ages 18 and older due to its brazen content
What to Expect
See one of the world’s most famous museums and its exhibits in a whole new light. This tour of New York’s American Museum of Natural History is steeped in legend and scandal. Follow your guide around the 1.6 million-square-foot institution and uncover the history behind some of its world-class treasures. This immersive tour is perfect for those who want the juicy gossip on the displays and exhibits and learn the stories behind the bold souls who collected them. Bring your phone or camera, walking shoes, and a sense of wonder along to get the most out of your renegade tour. Must be 18 years or older to participate.
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Departure Point
American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - American Museum of Natural History
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • This is an unconventional tour of American Museum of Natural History. All participants must be 18 years or older.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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PeowCat wrote a review Jan 2020
Northwest44 contributions21 helpful votes
Dustin and Kevin were our guides. Very knowledgeable and shared fun facts and pointed out details a non-tour participant would not learn.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Museum_Hack, Guest Relations Manager at Renegade Tour of the American Museum of Natural History
Responded 02 Jan 2020
Hi there! Thanks for this great review. I'm happy to hear you had an awesome time with Dustin and Kevin -- they really are some of the best! I'll be sure to pass along your compliments as well. Maybe we'll see you again in the future at another museum. Thanks again! -- Marly, VIP Customer Support
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475christopherf wrote a review Dec 2019
Princeton, New Jersey13 contributions13 helpful votes
Dustin, our tour guide, was dino-mite! He would stop and tell us cool stories about the various animals. He shared context about the origins of specific pieces and highlighted which narratives were left out. He did it with great humor and enthusiasm. It sounds like a cliché,
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Date of experience: December 2019
diane2502014 wrote a review Oct 2019
Lawrenceville, New Jersey3 contributions
Our guide, Dustin, gave us a quirky - but really informative - tour of the museum, using humor and knowledge to guide his presentation. He selected a varied route through the facility, pointing out details that ordinary visitors would have missed and calling our attention to
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Date of experience: October 2019
Nicole wrote a review Oct 2019
11 contributions1 helpful vote
The museum of Natural History is such a large place to visit, and this tour took us through highlights and shared funny stories and anecdotes you won't get on your typical tour! Fun way to see a variety of the museum exhibits and Lindsay was so funny and engaging!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Museum_Hack, Public Relations Manager at Renegade Tour of the American Museum of Natural History
Responded 15 Oct 2019
Hey there! Thanks so much for your review. AMNH really is a massive museum, you could get lost in there! I'm sure Lindsay had a wonderful time as well and we'll be sure to pass along your kind words. Hope to see you on another tour soon! --Marly, VIP Customer Service Associate
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Kim B wrote a review Sep 2019
7 contributions
Our first visit to the AMNH was PERFECT thanks to our guide, Dustin. He was enthusiastic, inclusive, energetic and well-informed. He kept us laughing with the corniest jokes ever told and we loved every minute of it. We are already looking forward to trying another Museum
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Museum_Hack, Guest Relations Manager at Renegade Tour of the American Museum of Natural History
Responded 01 Oct 2019
Hey there Kim! Thanks so much for this awesome review. Dustin is a ton of fun as a guide and we're glad you got to have that experience as well. Maybe next time we'll see you at the Met? Who knows! We're glad you had a great time as well and hope to see you on another one of our tours soon! --Marly, VIP Customer Service Associate
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jenngeorge
Morrisville, North Carolina
72
Made our trip to the Met fun and exciting!
We did our first Museum Hack tour today at the Met. Jim and Randy were awesome. The tour allowed us to see and
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Katie G
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
10
Come for the fun, stay for the puns
Came to NYC for a girls weekend, and we needed some entertainment for Saturday morning. This tour did not
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Exploration383488
Encinitas, California
41
The next best thing to spending a week and seeing it all...
They start with the premise that you can't see everything unless you plan to spend multiple days and do a ton of
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Aubrey
Schuylerville, New York
10
Best way to see the Met
I heard about Museum Hack on the podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class (maybe a year ago). I finally made it
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Raquel L M
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A Tour of the Met with a Feminist Spin...
3 High School friends (now in their 30s) decided to take a trip to the museum to celebrate a birthday and we got
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Beverly M
10
Things you never knew you needed to know about the MMOA
Our Friday evening "hack" visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art was both insightful and fun! The museum was
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Chance J
21
An eye opener!
I highly recommend the “Unhighlights Tour” of the Met! Kevin, our guide (who also happens to be a standup comic)
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Jason G
New York City, New York
31
Most Fun Museum Tour!
We had the best time on this tour of the ANHM! Our guide, Kevin, was informative and funny. He genuinely cared
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reci
Goodyear, Arizona
124
Awesome experience! 👏
I had a wonderful time on the tour!! This was my sister in law’s second time and she said she saw completely
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Eloise O
10
So much fun!
I will look for a museum hack option now when I travel. Really fun and you do still learn quite a bit. Irreverent
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