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Events this weekend

Through January 5, 2015

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

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Family and Childrens Programs

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

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Saturday, September 21, 2013

Members Only Programs

Discover a farming system right over our heads, at the Brooklyn Grange rooftop organic farm in Long Island City, Queens.

Members Only

Saturday, September 21
, 2013

Members Only Programs


Join a team of guides for a journey around the Museum on a scale walk of the solar system, where Earth is the size of a peppercorn, the Sun is the size of a soccer ball, and each step covers more than three million miles.

Members Only

September 22, 29, and October 6

Student Programs

Explore the extraordinary adaptations whales have developed to survive in their watery environments, and why they are so important to the ocean ecosystems where they live.

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September 22, 29, and October 6

Family and Childrens Programs

Explore the world of whales and how the lives of people across the globe have been inextricably linked with these majestic creatures. 

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Members Only Programs

Families are invited to take part on a tour for adults and children alike. Expert guides will guide you through the Museums halls to explore some family-favorites.

Members Only

New York is Wild!

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