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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 Sunday, June 22, 2014

Special Exhibit

Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies.

Wednesdays (except during school holidays)

Special Exhibit

Take a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium!

Through October 12, 2014

Special Exhibit

Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century. 

Free With Museum Admission

Twelve Wednesdays: January 8 - March 26, 2014

After Hours Programs

Heed the call of the wild and join an intrepid band of walkers for a fitness experience like no other.

Members Only

Now Open

IMAX

MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD will transport audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Showtimes daily in 3D digital and 2D film.

Five Tuesdays: February 25, 2014 - March 25, 2014

Courses and Workshops

This five-session creative writing class at the Museum, taught by noted author Hannah Tinti, will focus on the natural world, with each session held in a different gallery. 

Five Sundays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Family and Childrens Programs

In this unique program, you will learn to navigate our solar system, galaxy, and beyond using Digital Universe, the Museum’s cutting-edge three-dimensional digital map of the universe.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Members Only Programs

View the Department of Ornithology’s collection of birds of prey!

Members Only

Eight Thursdays, March 13 - May 1, 2014

Courses and Workshops

The celebrated dioramas, dinosaur skeletons, and other distinctive features of the Museum serve as backdrop for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne

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