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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Members Only Programs

Join a Museum guide on a Hall Tour to discover the answers to “funny” questions about animals featured at the Museum.

Members Only

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 September 13, 2015

Special Exhibit

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Free With Museum Admission

Through Sunday, August 10, 2014

Special Exhibit

This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.

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MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Showtimes daily in 3D digital and 2D film.

Five Sundays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Family and Childrens Programs

In this unique program, you will learn to navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond using Digital Universe, the Museum’s cutting-edge three-dimensional digital map of the universe.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join leading conservation professionals as they share the experience and lessons that underscore their careers in conservation. 

Friday, October 16, 2015

After Hours Programs

Dance in the Museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space to DJ sets by Freedom Party® NYC’s DJ Cosi, Herbert Holler, and Marc Smooth. The event will take place on Friday, October 16. A beer and wine cash bar is available. Advance purchase is recommended.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet on a birding excursion to this historic Brooklyn cemetery.

Members Only

Monday, October 19, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join aerospace engineer Louis Friedman as he shares a provocative vision for the future of space travel.

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