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This weekend series, proudly sponsored by the Paul and Irma Milstein Family, presents afternoon programs that give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.



The Milstein Science Series is proudly sponsored by the Irma and Paul Milstein Family.

Upcoming Offerings

Past Offerings


Wild Antarctica

April 10, 2016

Meet live penguins, try hands-on activities, and experience dynamic performances in this family-friendly science festival.

Ocean Locomotion

Ocean Locomotion

December 6, 2015

Discover more about ocean mammals in motion with performances, live animals, and presentations from marine biologists.

Milstein Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

May 3, 2015

Learn more about these resilient aquatic creatures and the conservation efforts in place to protect them. The event includes a live music performance by Bash the Trash, playing instruments made out of reused and repurposed materials.

Mimic Octopus

Incredible Oceans

April 19, 2015

The Milstein Science Series examines the life cycles and adaptability of the oceans’ most unique creatures.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am-5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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