Spring Break at the Museum

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Spring break is just a few short days; here’s how to make the most of your precious time off.

Meet Your Neighbors

Did you know that there are 100 trillion bacteria living inside and on you? Meet your microbiome in the new exhibition The Secret World Inside You. Learn about the many microorganisms living on your skin and in your gut, and how research on these populations is reshaping ideas about human health.


Take A Road Trip

Visiting 30 national parks all around the country is a great goal, but who’s got the time? Speed up the trip with the new the giant-screen film National Parks Adventure. Narrated by Robert Redford, this film is an immersive cinematic experience that follows world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker, adventure photographer Max Lowe, and artist Rachel Pohl as they hike, climb, and explore their way across America’s spectacular wilderness vistas. 


Make a Dinosaur Feeder

Before you start drawing up blueprints for a T. rex-sized feeder, visit the new exhibition Dinosaurs Among Us. See feathered dinosaurs and learn about the evolutionary connection between ancient dinosaurs and their direct descendants, modern birds.


Sightseeing in Space

Let narrator Neil deGrasse Tyson take you on a tour of the pivotal discoveries that have shaped scientists’ understanding of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it in the Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe. Fly through our own Milky Way Galaxy, visit California’s Mount Wilson Observatory, and take a breathtaking plunge into Jupiter’s atmosphere all without leaving the Museum!


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