Perhaps no park in the United States is better known than Central Park in New York City. The park encompasses more than 843 acres and welcomes millions of visitors every year. Directly across the street from Central Park is one of the oldest and largest museums in the nation, the American Museum of Natural History. The area is surrounded by dozens of hotels in New York. When exploring Upper Manhattan, you can stay at one of the numerous cheap hotels close to the American Museum of Natural History.
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1869 and has been expanded numerous times since then. It now includes 27 interconnected, and is home to more than 50 permanent and temporary exhibits that explore human origins, the past and present natural world, and the universe. The museum is also home to a state-of-the-art planetarium and a large library. The museum offers several interactive tours, including the Dino Tour, Earth and Space Tour, and the popular Night at the Museum Tour, which highlights areas where the famous movie was made. Children aged 6 to 13 can even participate in one of the overnight camps held on various nights throughout the year. Special IMAX and 3D movies are shown on a daily basis. When visiting Upper Manhattan, it's a good idea to book your stay at one the hotels near American Museum of Natural History.
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Exploring everything the Upper Manhattan area of New York City has to offer could take days. Start planning your vacation today with Travelocity by making your reservations at one of the hotels nearby the American Museum of Natural History. You can take advantage of the Travelocity Price Guarantee to receive the lowest price on New York City vacation packages or obtain a refund for the difference.