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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

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau, and marine biologist Holly Lohuis take viewers on a breathtaking journey underwater.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

The Secret World Inside You will explore the rapidly evolving science that is revealing complexities of the human microbiome and redefining our notions of human health. 

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.

Upcoming Events

Eight Tuesdays, December 1, 2015–January 19, 2016

Courses and Workshops

Explore the natural world in an after-hours painting workshop in the Akeley Hall of American Mammals. 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

After Hours Programs

Geneticist, Jack Gilbert will present on the most recent discoveries and provide a guidebook to understand the microbiome and the role diet and lifestyle play in shaping this health resource.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Family and Childrens Programs

Families, join a Museum naturalist for a bird walk in Central Park. 

Monday, December 7, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join physicist Lisa Randall as she tells a breathtaking story that weaves together the histories of Earth and the larger cosmos.

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Members Only Programs

Fold, crease, and create an assortment of ornaments with a team of volunteers from OrigamiUSA. 

Members Only

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