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.
May 9, 2015
Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.
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.
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.
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.”