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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 September 13, 2015

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

Through Sunday, August 10, 2014

Special Exhibit

This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.

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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.

Sundays, January 26, February 2, and 9, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Go behind the scenes into the Museum’s new exhibition The Power of Poison and into permanent halls to explore the diversity of life, and investigate which living things are poisonous, and how they use their poisons to defend themselves from predators or to find food.

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Sundays, January 26, February 2, and 9, 2014

Family and Childrens Programs

Go behind the scenes into the Museum’s new exhibition The Power of Poison and into permanent halls to explore the diversity of life, and investigate which living things are poisonous, and how they use their poisons to defend themselves from predators or to find food.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Lectures and Talks

Join Hayden presenters Irene Pease and Lydia Maria Petrosino for some of the highlights of the Southern Hemisphere. 

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Members Only Programs

Stars and stripes are everywhere in nature, from the stars in our galaxy, to the stripes on a centipede. Explore the Museum’s halls and learn about all kinds of stars and stripes on this unique and fascinating tour.

Members Only

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join geologist Sidney Horenstein for this stroll through Ft. Washington Park and a glimpse of the beloved Little Red Lighthouse.

Members Only

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Members Only Programs

Join Paul Nascimbene, fossil collections manager in the Division of Paleontology, for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. 

Members Only

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