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.
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.
Programs and Events
After-hours Astronomy and Astrophysics lectures and programs.
Celebrate Culture! is a family-friendly series of day-long programs about contemporary cultures from around the world.
Classes for young children and their parents about the wonders of science and nature.
The LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest provides teachers NYC students in grades 3-12 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.
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.
Family Program, Programs and Events, Hands-on Activity, Science
Step into the state-of-the-art Sackler Educational Laboratory, located in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, every Saturday and Sunday, for hands-on activities led by scientists.
Programs for families with children ages 4 to 11 that runs from October to June that include audience participation and hands-on activities.
Observe the vibrant migration of birds in Central Park and other nature walks hosted by the Museum.