Shortcut Navigation:

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 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

Tuesdays, September 3−September 24, 2013

Walks and Tours

Spend your lunch in Central Park observing birds this fall!

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.

Sold Out

Thursdays, September 5−October 24, 2013

Walks and Tours

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

Sold Out

Fridays, September 6−October 25, 2013

Walks and Tours

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

Sold Out

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Members Only Programs

Grab your binoculars, put on your hiking shoes, and join ornithologist Paul Sweet for a day of birding at the Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge, in southern New Jersey.

Members Only

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

Eight Thursdays September 19–November 7, 2013

Courses and Workshops

Learn about the gifted artists who created the world-class dioramas as you sketch subjects in their “natural” environments.

Sold Out

September 20, 27, and October 4

Student Programs

Discover the remarkable adaptations frogs have developed, from vivid colors to protective poisons, and go behind-the-scenes of the Museum’s exhibition of live frogs.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Family and Childrens Programs

Families, join a Museum naturalist for a bird walk in Central Park. 

Sold Out

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Members Only Programs

Discover a farming system right over our heads, at the Brooklyn Grange rooftop organic farm in Long Island City, Queens.

Members Only

Saturday, September 21
, 2013

Members Only Programs


Join a team of guides for a journey around the Museum on a scale walk of the solar system, where Earth is the size of a peppercorn, the Sun is the size of a soccer ball, and each step covers more than three million miles.

Members Only

New York is Wild!

Which insects have you seen this spring? Share your finds with us on iNaturalist