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Today at the Museum

Through September 13, 2015

Special Exhibit

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Free With Museum Admission

Reopens November 24, 2015

Space Show

The Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe is currently closed and will reopen November 24 with an improved theater experience. 

Open through January 3

Special Exhibit

Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

Free With Museum Admission

Upcoming Events

Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, September 8 - October 30, 2015

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with Ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo. 

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Walks and Tours

Tour the Museum halls and lean how Charles Darwin became convinced that both evolution and natural selection occurred. 

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Members Only

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join a guide for an insider’s introduction to all that the Museum has to offer. 

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Members Only

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