Today at the Museum

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

After Hours Programs

In this presentation which draws on the scientifically rigorous 3D Digital Universe atlas, educator Brian Levine and astrophysicist Emily Rice explore how astronomers use the entire light spectrum, from radio waves through gamma rays, to study astrophysical phenomena both familiar and exotic.

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

Tuesdays, September 3–October 22, 2013

Walks and Tours

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Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologist Paul Sweet.

Upcoming Events

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.

Wednesday, July 20

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Enjoy a Members-only sunset sail aboard the Clearwater, a wooden sloop modeled after 18th-century Dutch cargo ships. The crew will lead Members through activities like sailing and net-fishing and discuss topics including the history of the sloop and the ecology of the Hudson River. Except in rare cases, sails are not canceled the boat departs promptly at 6:00pm.

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