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February 19

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

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

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Walks and Tours

Join a Museum tour guide and learn more about the evolution and diversity of sharks.

Members Only

Four Tuesdays, April 28–May 19, 2015

Walks and Tours

Join ornithologist Paul Sweet on walks through Central Park during spring migration. Learn how to identify the varied bird species of New York City using field marks, behavior, and song. 

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

After Hours Programs

Mandë Holford, a biochemist, will discuss her research into relatively unknown marine snails also known as cone snails, the toxins they produce in their venom, and how those toxins may be used as therapeutics.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Walks and Tours

Learn about the unique ways that mothers in the wild interact with their babies, and the lengths they go to in order to care for their offspring and protect them.

Members Only

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