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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Today at the Museum

Through December 14, 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.

April 7, 14, and 21

Family and Childrens Programs

Experience live butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest! In this workshop, you will observe these fascinating insects up close to investigate how they eat, grow, trick hungry predators, and migrate. 

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 24, 2014

Special Events

The Museum invites all NYC high school students to its Annual College Fair.

Thursday–Sunday, October 23—26

Special Events

Join the Margaret Mead Film Festival for documentary filmmaking, animation, and archival work that illuminate the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures around the world.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Lectures and Talks

In this Astronomy Live program Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty uses the Digital Universe Atlas to help you explore the strange new worlds in our galaxy.

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