Today at the Museum

Sunday, March 17

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a volunteer guide for a tour of Museum exhibits that will focus on dung, scat, and other bodily waste as well as its uses in agriculture, in products of beauty and allure, and in the treatment of disease, and more. 

This tour is not for children.

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.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Family and Childrens Programs

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Sold out - Join us in the Hayden Planetarium as we teach our youngest astronomers about the methods and tools used to observe the night sky.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

After Hours Programs

Explore the universe through the lens of science fiction with Brian Levine and Irene Pease, visiting the real counterparts of fictional locationsto uncover how much has (and hasn't!) been explored.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

After Hours Programs

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Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse TysonMichael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all—from planets, stars, and galaxies, to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. SOLD OUT.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Get an up-close and personal introduction to live bats from around the world! Conservation biologist and bat expert Rob Mies will host this unforgettable presentation with many species of live bats, including a Rodrigues fruit bat, a straw-colored fruit bat, a big brown bat, and a Malayan flying fox. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Saturday, November 5, 2016

Free With Museum Admission

Join primatologist Shahrina Chowdhury and learn about the complexity of social structures and behavior in wild baboons.

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