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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

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?

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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, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, 2016

Special Events

Join a groundbreaking new project to help scientists understand how microbes contribute to human health.

Free With Museum Admission

Sunday, May 15, 2016

After Hours Programs

Join a Museum guide on a tour to discover funny facts about animals on display at the Museum. 

Members Only

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Members Only Programs

Join us to follow an ancient path through the stars in the Hayden Planetarium.

Members Only

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Members Only Programs


Join a team of guides for a journey around the Museum on a scale walk of the solar system, where Earth is the size of a peppercorn, the Sun is the size of a soccer ball, and each step covers more than three million miles.

Members Only

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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