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Events in the next 7 days

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.

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, SeaPics.com

Tuesdays, September 3–October 22, 2013

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologist Paul Sweet.

Sold Out

Wednesdays, September 4−October 23, 2013

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologist Joseph DiCostanzo.

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Mondays, September 16, 2013—October 21, 2013

Courses and Workshops

From the psychology of sports fans to the cognitive benefits of team sports to understanding the impact of repetitive brain injury, this course will give participants a practical understanding of the latest research in the neuroscience of sports.

Registration Closed

October 9, 16, and 23

Student Programs

Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.

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Through Sunday, June 22, 2014

Special Exhibit

Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Members Only Programs

Members, join Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet to look for birds on their fall migration as they pass through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Members Only

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Lectures and Talks

From New York City in the 1960s to the depths of the Amazon in the 1970s and ’80s, relive one woman’s transformation from Brooklyn housewife to an accomplished scientist. 

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

Take a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium!

Thursday, October 17, 2013−Sunday, January 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

For a limited time, see modern Zuni paintings depicting ancestral sites throughout the Colorado Plateau.

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