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Events in the next 7 days

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

Two Wednesdays, April 17 and 24

Family and Childrens Programs

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.

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Wednesday, May 1

Special Events

The Museum's Twitter followers are invited to explore Whales after hours, meet curators and scientists, and enjoy a special selection of food and drink.

Registration Closed

New York is Wild!

Which insects have you seen this spring? Share your finds with us on iNaturalist