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 5, 2014
Meet some of nature’s wildest and cutest youngsters, and learn how they grow and learn to adapt to their unique habitats.
May 10, 2014
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.
January 11, 2014
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 9, 2013
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium for an evening of star hopping, mythology, and stories of the sky.
October 5, 2013
Learn about and see bats from around the world with bat expert Rob Mies.
September 21, 2013
Families, join a Museum naturalist for a bird walk in Central Park. Young explorers and their parents will learn how to find and identify the many bird species and habitats found in our own “backyard.”
December 8, 2012
Families can join artist Patricia Wynne and will learn the skills of observation and animal drawing in this child-friendly workshop using the Museum's collections.