Live animals, performances, stars, and stories in the Hayden Planetarium are just a few of the experiences your family will enjoy in this series that runs from October to June. Audience participation and hands-on activities are part of every encounter. Programs will engage families with children ages 4 to 11.
April 25, 2015
Meet some of nature’s wildest and cutest youngsters, and learn how they grow and learn to adapt to their unique habitats.
January 10, 2015
Sold Out - Meet Atka, an Arctic gray wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) in South Salem, New York, on his visit to the Museum.
November 1, 2014
Learn about bats from around the world up-close and personal with Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, bat expert, Director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, and author.
October 18, 2014
The Hayden Planetarium invites our Youngest Astronomers for an evening of star hopping as we look at the fall and winter constellations of the night sky using the Zeiss Star projector.
September 20, 2014
Sold Out-Families, join a Museum naturalist for a bird walk in Central Park.
June 14, 2014
Learn some constellations that you can see in the night sky this summer, and compare these to how people in other times and places viewed the same patterns.