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February 18

Student Programs

Experience the splendor of live butterflies in the Museum's indoor tropical rainforest. Interact with these fascinating insects up close to explore how they eat, grow, and trick hungry predators.

Registration Closed

Through December 14, 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

Opens Friday, September 19, 2014

Special Exhibit

A native of Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands and the last known of his kind, the tortoise called Lonesome George became an international symbol of ever-increasing extinctions when he died of natural causes in 2012. 

Free With Museum Admission

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

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

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