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Today at the Museum

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.

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

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Family and Childrens Programs

Spring is the season for new discovery, and the beginning of new life for creatures around the world. Meet some of nature’s wildest and cutest youngsters, and learn how they grow and learn to adapt to their unique habitats.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Walks and Tours

Join a Museum tour guide and learn more about the evolution and diversity of sharks.

Members Only

Four Tuesdays, April 28–May 19, 2015

Walks and Tours

Join ornithologist Paul Sweet on walks through Central Park during spring migration. Learn how to identify the varied bird species of New York City using field marks, behavior, and song. 

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