Location of museum of natural history
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Description: The Museum is located at 79th Street and Central Park West and is easily reached by public transportation. The main entrance to the Rose Center for Earth and Space is located at 81st Street between
The Museum is located at 79th Street and Central Park West and is easily reached by public transportation. The main entrance to the Rose Center for Earth and Space is located at 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.
The 77th St. Entrance (between C.P.W. and Columbus Ave.) is not currently open to the public. The 77th St. Entrance is open for special events and education programs only.
The Weston Pavilion Entrance (Columbus Ave. and 79th St.) will be open both weekdays and weekends from July 1 through Labor Day.
For evening programs and lectures, please refer to your ticket for specific entrance information. In addition you may enter the Security entrance which is under the main stairs on Central Park West. A staff member will be there to inform you of the location of your program or lecture.
Take the B (weekdays only) or C to 81st Street. Two blocks west of the Museum, the 1 train stops at Broadway and West 79th Street. For a full size subway map, follow this link to go to the Metropolitan Transit Authority Web site.
PLEASE NOTE: For the duration of the construction on the Manhattan Bridge the B subway line will not operate on the Upper West Side during the weekends. Weekday service will not be affected during visitor hours, but the B train will stop running weeknights on the Upper West Side at 10:45pm.
The M79 bus travels east/west on W. 79th Street across Central Park, with a stop next to the Museum on W. 81st Street. Other buses also stop at or near the Museum, including the M7, M10, M11, M86 and M104 buses. For more information on local bus transportation, click here to go to the Metropolitan Transit Authority Web site.