National Museum of Natural History Guided Tour


Get up close with the natural world’s most stunning surprises during a 2.5-hour tour of this world-class museum. Let the passionate & engaging personal guide introduce you to the museum’s highlights as you discover the wonders of both land and sea.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    2.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Choose between small group or private tour options
    • Marvel at the Hope Diamond - one of the world's most famous jewels
    • Wonder at the Dom Pedro Aquamarine - the worlds largest gem of its type
    • See real mummies
    • Learn the story behind Phoenix, a 45-ton whale
  • Full description
    The collection is housed in a purpose-built structure that covers the area of 18 football fields, but your guide will be there to make sure you don’t waste a second exploring the best parts. Your local English speaking guide will be an expert on the museum who will share a mix of historical & scientific information, background stories and surprising details with you. 

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  • Includes
    • Professional guide
      2.5-hour walking tour
      Private or small group tour of no more than 8 people
      Wheelchair tours (by request only)
  • Exclude
    • Gratuities (optional)
      Hotel pick-up and drop off
      Food and drinks
      Temporary exhibits