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Events in the next 7 days

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.

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

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

Through June 12, 2015

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.

This event is no longer showing

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: February 25, 2014 - March 25, 2014

Courses and Workshops

This five-session creative writing class at the Museum, taught by noted author Hannah Tinti, will focus on the natural world, with each session held in a different gallery. 

Five Sundays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Family and Childrens Programs

In this unique program, you will learn to navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond using Digital Universe, the Museum’s cutting-edge three-dimensional digital map of the universe.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Special Events

While this event is sold out, you can tune into the live stream on amnh.org/live on Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 pm. 

Selling Space: Join host and moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson for a lively conversation with a panel of entrepreneurs and space historians on what may be our real future in space.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Lectures and Talks

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, March 22, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home.

Free With Museum Admission

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