Events for March 18, 2017

Open through April 30, 2017

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

A new must-see exhibit in the world-famous Fossil Halls. 

First Saturdays, October 2016 - May 2017

After Hours Programs

Free With Museum Admission

We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Explore Cuba's extraordinary biodiversity and unique culture through our immersive exhibits. 

Now Open

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Saturdays and Sundays through April 30, 2017

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Join a groundbreaking new project to help scientists understand how microbes contribute to human health.

March 3, 2017–September 9, 2017

IMAX

Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals.

March 18, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

Sold Out

Sold out - NASA Solar System Ambassador Laura Jean Checki will be your guide in the Hayden Planetarium as we travel to Arcturus and listen for the roar of Leo the Lion. Young astronomers will learn about the methods and tools used to observe the night sky.

Saturday, March 18

Special Events

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. 

Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19

After Hours Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory for Brain Awareness Weekend, where three scientists will discuss all the aspects of how our brain has changed; as humans evolved, as we grow up, and even into adulthood.

Friday, March 18–Saturday, March 19

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.