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Wednesday, May 1

Special Events

The Museum's Twitter followers are invited to explore Whales after hours, meet curators and scientists, and enjoy a special selection of food and drink.

Registration Closed

June 25, 2011 - December 7, 2014

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through January 5, 2014

Special Exhibit

Whales: Giants of the Deep brings visitors closer than ever to some of the mightiest, most massive, and mysterious mammals on Earth.

© Brandon Cole, Romeo/V&W,

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 5, 2016

After Hours Programs

Sold out. DJ Spinna and Rich Medina will perform at One Step Beyond on Friday, February 5. During this monthly party, enjoy drinks and dancing in the Museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space. 

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Lectures and Talks

Last summer, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured incredibly detailed images of Pluto, revealing a planet alive with geological activity. 

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Opens February 12, 2016

Special Exhibit

MacGillivray Freeman Film’s National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness of America’s national parks. 

Sunday, February 14, 2016

After Hours Programs

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a unique NYC experience only at the Hayden Planetarium!

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Courses and Workshops

Sold out - In this one-day course, a group of experts will lead you through recent insights into understanding the neurobiology and behavior of early childhood attachment. 

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Five Mondays, February 22 - March 21, 2016

Courses and Workshops

Get hands-on with the human microbiome inside the Museum’s fall exhibition, The Secret World Inside You.

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