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.
The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the scenes look at its science.
Programs and Events
After-hours lectures and programs for the Museum's Hayden Planetarium Theater
Drawing inspiration from contemporary cultures around the world, these exciting, after-hours and day-long programs feature live performances, food tastings, and hands-on activities.
A series of free, hands-on events for school groups of all ages on a variety of topics. Check out the Drop-In events for the 2014-15 school year.
The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest provides teachers of K-8 NYC students with the opportunity to align a Museum learning experience with Common Core State Standards by submitting essays about their Museum visit to the LeFrak Family Gallery.
Camp, Student Programs
Grades 5-8: Simulated voyage to the Moon in the Hayden Planetarium.
Classes for young children and their parents or caregivers about the wonders of science and nature.
A unique 3-year science enrichment program designed for middle school students interested in learning about a wide variety of scientific topics through hands on investigations.
7-year program of hands-on science exploration and behind-the-scenes adventure for middle and high school students in New York City.
Teaching Volunteers are available in various halls to enhance a school group's understanding of hall content.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.
Activity, Hands-on Activity
Why send an email when you can deliver your message on horseback. Add your name and address—and anything else you want to—to these colorful stationery files.