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Events in the next 7 days

Through January 5, 2015

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

Now Open

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.

Five Tuesdays, June 10 through July 8, 2014

Courses and Workshops

Become fluent in the science of climate change in this course led by Museum scientists and other experts in the field, including journalists from Scientific American. 

Sold Out

Five Tuesdays, June 10–July 8, 2014

Courses and Workshops

Become fluent in the science of climate change in this course led by Museum scientists and other experts in the field, including journalists from Scientific American

Sold Out

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Learn about a variety of constellations that you can see in the night sky in this family program in the Hayden Planetarium. 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Members Only Programs

On a sunset sail, Members can learn the science and star lore that surrounds the summer solstice.

Members Only