Today at the Museum

October 1, 2016

Walks and Tours

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Join Sidney Horenstein in Lower Manhattan to explore the construction, intricacies, and storied history of the New York City water system. The focus will be on the transition from local water to that of the Croton watershed and reservoir.

Now Open

Space Show

Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.

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Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

A new must-see exhibit in the world-famous Fossil Halls. 

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Special Exhibit

Dinosaurs Among Us will examine how one group of dinosaurs evolved into the fascinating living creatures we call birds. 

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Special Exhibit

Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World will immerse visitors in the world of crocs, with engaging interactives, models, artifacts, and living specimens, including an African dwarf crocodile, Siamese crocodile, and American alligator hatchlings.

First Saturdays, October 2016 - May 2017

After Hours Programs

Free With Museum Admission

We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers.

Upcoming Events

October 2, 2016

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a Museum Tour Guide to learn more about the evolution, biology, diversity, and behavior of crocodilians. Visit displays in the Hall of Vertebrate Origins, Reptiles and Amphibians, African Mammals and the Hall of Biodiversity to gain new insight into this ancient and diverse group of reptiles.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Join astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan, as she explains the science behind dark matter and energy and provides an understanding of how radical scientific theories gain acceptance. 

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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