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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.

Through Sunday, June 22, 2014

Special Exhibit

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

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

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

Through October 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Free With Museum Admission

Through Sunday, August 10, 2014

Special Exhibit

This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.

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IMAX

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Showtimes daily in 3D digital and 2D film.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Social and Philanthropic Events

The Junior Council co-chairs and steering committee invite you to an exclusive viewing of Great White Shark. 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Members Only Programs

This fall take part in this exclusive opportunity to visit the collections of the Museum’s Division of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Members Only

Thursday, October 9, 2014

After Hours Programs

Hayden Astronomers Brian Levine and Christina Pease, examine the universe as seen through the lens of science fiction.  Come along and explore locations from various shows, books, and movies through the immersive visualizations in the Hayden Planetarium.

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