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

Friday, June 3, 2016

After Hours Programs

Sylvia Earle is joined by anthropologist Jenny Newell, curator of Pacific Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History, and visual artist Lynette Wallworth for a rallying event about what we humans can—and must—do to save our wondrous planet.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Visit the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, which encompasses over 9,000 acres of woods and wetlands all within New York City. A prime birding spot, over 325 species have been recorded at the Wildlife Refuge including the glossy ibis, osprey, tern, laughing gull, oystercatcher, and many more that breed in the area during the summer months.

Four Sundays; June 5, 12, 19, 26

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial comes to life with weekly performances and hands-on activities inspired by America’s breathtaking natural landscapes. Behold majestic views of several national parks through the lens of our signature dioramas, and recreate what you see in sketches and modeling clay with guidance from Museum artists. 

Friday, June 10, 2016

After Hours Programs

Rapper, producer, and master beat-maker, DJ Quik throws down at the last One Step Beyond of the season, Friday, April 8. One Step Beyond is the Museum's monthly dance night held in the Rose Center for Earth and Space.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Members Only Programs

Members Only

How far away is a quasar? How small is a quark? 

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