Public Tours

FREE with Museum admission. All tours begin at the entrance to the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, first floor.

Museum Highlights Tours

These tours highlight the Museum's collections. Daily at 10:15 am, 11:15 am, 12:15 pm, 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, and 3:15 pm.

Spotlight Tours 

These tours focus on specific halls or themes. Times and topics vary. Ask any information desk for schedule. 

Foreign Language Tours*

These tours are in a foreign language and highlight the Museum's collections. Times and languages vary. 

Chinese  (中文导览)
Tours begin at 1:30 pm

July 7, 14, 21, 28

*Tours are subject to change

Spanish  (Español)
Tours begin at 2:30 pm                                                                                                                                                                                              

June 16, 23, 30

*Tours are subject to change

French  (Français)
Tours begin at 1:30 pm

June 20, 27, 30

July 4, 11, 18, 25

*Tours are subject to change

Tours begin at 2:30 pm

June 21

July 5, 19 

*Tours are subject to change


Monday–Friday, 1 pm- 5 pm 
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am–5 pm

Fossil Explainers, identified by a red button, staff the fourth floor to answer questions about fossils and paleontology. 

Earth and Space Explainers, identified by a purple button, staff the Rose Center for Earth and Space, the Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Hall of Minerals, and the Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems to answer questions about astrophysics and geology.