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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

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Space Show

Travel from Earth to the most distant objects in the universe, past exoplanets, nearby stars, and galaxies, to gain a cosmic understanding of where we are and how we came to be.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join geologist Sidney Horenstein to learn more about the city’s distant geologic past, and phenomena like plate tectonics, volcanism, landslides, and glacial features. 

Members Only

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Members Only Programs

Escape the summer heat and join us in the Hayden Planetarium for a stellar presentation. 

Members Only

Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, September 8 - October 30, 2015

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with Ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo. 

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