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Today at the Museum

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.

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

Monday to Friday, July 15 - 19

Family and Childrens Programs

Why do some scientists call birds “living dinosaurs”? How much did the biggest dinosaurs have to eat to survive? How did mother dinosaurs raise their babies?

Upcoming Events

Four Tuesdays, April 28–May 19, 2015

Walks and Tours

Join ornithologist Paul Sweet on walks through Central Park during spring migration. Learn how to identify the varied bird species of New York City using field marks, behavior, and song. 

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

After Hours Programs

Mandë Holford, a biochemist, will discuss her research into relatively unknown marine snails also known as cone snails, the toxins they produce in their venom, and how those toxins may be used as therapeutics.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Walks and Tours

Learn about the unique ways that mothers in the wild interact with their babies, and the lengths they go to in order to care for their offspring and protect them.

Members Only

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Special Events

Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

Free With Museum Admission

Three–week online course beginning Monday, May 11, 2015

Courses and Workshops

In this course, you will learn how climate change is changing our world and how we and other living things, from corals to wolves, are responding to it.

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