81st Street–Museum of Natural History station

New York City IND Eighth Avenue Line subway station

 81 Street–
 Museum of Natural History
 "B" train"C" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
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Northwest entrance
Station statistics
AddressWest 81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
BoroughManhattan
LocaleUpper West Side
Coordinates40°46′55″N 73°58′18″W / 40.781971°N 73.971763°W / 40.781971; -73.971763Coordinates: 40°46′55″N 73°58′18″W / 40.781971°N 73.971763°W / 40.781971; -73.971763
DivisionB (IND)
Line      IND Eighth Avenue Line
Services      A late nights (late nights)
      B weekdays until 11:00 p.m. (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.)
      C all except late nights (all except late nights)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: M10, M79 SBS
Bus transport MTA Bus: BxM2
StructureUnderground
Levels2
Platforms2 side platforms (1 on each level)
Tracks4 (2 on each level)
Other information
OpenedSeptember 10, 1932 (88 years ago) (1932-09-10)[1]
Station code159[2]
Accessiblenot ADA-accessible; accessibility planned
Wireless serviceWi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[3]
Opposite-direction transfer availableYes
Traffic
Passengers (2019)4,407,607[5]Decrease 7.2%
Rank111 out of 424[5]
Station succession
Next north86th Street: A late nightsB weekdays until 11:00 p.m.C all except late nights
Next south72nd Street: A late nightsB weekdays until 11:00 p.m.C all except late nights

81st Street–Museum of Natural History is a local station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. It is served by the B on weekdays, the C train at all times except nights, and the A train during late nights only.

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  • New-York Historical Society

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