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

Monday to Friday, July 29 - August 2

Family and Childrens Programs

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Why do some scientists call birds “living dinosaurs”? How much did the biggest dinosaurs have to eat to survive? How did mother dinosaurs raise their babies?

Monday to Friday July 29 - August 2

Family and Childrens Programs

Chow, grub, and everything in between—what’s on your plate? Investigate food in all its complexity.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Members Only Programs

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Members Only

Pack your collecting bag, old sneakers, and lunch, and travel back in time with Carl Mehling, fossil collections manager in the Division of Paleontology, for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. 

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 12, 2016

Special Events

Learn the history and simple astronomy behind "Manhattanhenge" in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.

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.

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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