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

Two Wednesdays, April 17 and 24

Family and Childrens Programs

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This introduction to the night sky was developed for budding astronomers. Classroom activities and observations in the Hayden Planetarium reveal the stars above and the ancient stories that have followed them through the ages.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 28

After Hours Programs

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Sold out - Jackie Faherty and Jana Grcevich explore some of the most important unsolved mysteries of astronomy and cosmology, and how scientists seek to solve them.

Sunday, July 10

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a Museum tour guide to explore shark teeth, models, artifacts and lore in displays and exhibits throughout the Museum halls. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Join Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart, and the musicians of The MARSBAND, including Keith Patchel and Tenzin Kunsel, for an immersive exploration of the Red Planet.

Tuesdays, July 19 - August 30, 2016

Cosmic Lights, Summer Nights is a special series of Astronomy Live programs in July and August of 2016.

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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