American Museum of Natural History

The world’s largest natural history museum is home to a monumental 33 million specimens, including one of the most extensive dinosaur exhibits ever.

Located across from Central Park, the American Museum of Natural History is the world's largest natural history museum spanning four city blocks and consisting of 28 interconnected buildings. The iconic institution stands alone in its remarkable collection of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites and human cultural artifacts and is also home to the stunning Rose Center for Earth and Space.

The museum is a must-visit NYC attraction for locals and tourists of all ages and is easily accessible by Citi Bike from anywhere in the city.

Get there by Citi Bike

To find the closest Citi Bike station to your starting location, please use our station map. Head to your chosen station and use your bike key or pre-purchased ride pass to begin. If you need to get a pass, use the Citi Bike app or kiosk and follow the on-screen prompts to complete your purchase.

There are several Citi Bike stations located near the American Museum of Natural History, these include:

  • Columbus Ave & W 72 St
  • W 76 St & Columbus Ave
  • Central Park West & W 76 St
  • W 82 St & Central Park West

Check the Citi Bike map for other nearby stations.

Remember, the first 30 minutes of each ride on a classic bike are included in the price of a single ride, day pass and 3-day pass. If you're an annual member, the first 45 minutes of each ride on a classic bike are included. If you upgrade to an electric bike, it will be an additional $2/ride. For more information about Citi Bike pricing and pass options, please head here.

We recommend pairing your visit to the American Museum of Natural History with a bike ride through Central Park.