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Through 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

Two Wednesdays, April 17 and 24

Family and Childrens Programs

This introduction to the night sky was developed for budding astronomers. Classroom activities and observations in the Hayden Planetarium reveal the stars above and the ancient stories that have followed them through the ages.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Cultural Programs

Visitors are invited to contribute to a dynamic Haida Manga-inspired mural, which will be created on-site in the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians. 

Free With Museum Admission

Opens Monday November 24, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

An annual tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree has marked the start of the holiday season at the Museum for more than 30 years.

Free With Museum Admission

Eight Tuesdays, December 2, 2014-January 20, 2015

Courses and Workshops

Explore the natural world in an after-hours painting workshop within the Hall of North American Mammals.

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