Highlighted Programs and Resources

Detail view of the layers of the headdress made from papyrus and linen, topped with a gold-painted face.

Mummy Knows Best: Trivia Night at the Museum

June 2, 2017

Unwrap an evening of mystery and celebrate the American Museum of Natural History’s newest temporary exhibition—Mummies. Tackle trivia questions and physical challenges with a drink in hand!

Big Bird Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu looking at the Moon and Stars

Family Astronomy: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

June 3, 2017

In this entertaining and educational video, the fun begins on Sesame Street when Elmo's friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars, learn about the Big Dipper, and take an imaginary trip to the Moon. 

Model of brain behind a set of red 5 pound free weights

Exercise Your Brain

June 7, 2017

Join neuroscientist Wendy A. Suzuki for an interactive discussion about how the brain changes in response to its environment.

Milstein Science Series

Programs and Events

Milstein Science Series

This weekend afternoon series give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.

Ecology Disrupted

Curriculum Collection

Ecology Disrupted

High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.

Adventures in Science

Workshop, Camp

Adventures in Science

Multi-day and weeklong science immersions for children in grades pre-K - 5 that introduce them to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits.