The Butterfly Conservatory! - Available October through May
Special Exhibitions and Shows
New and special exhibitions, which are on display at the Museum for limited periods of time, offer unique teaching opportunities in natural science and global studies.
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Flight of the Butterflies takes viewers on the epic 3,000-mile journey traveled every fall by half a billion monarch butterflies.
January 5, 2013 - July 7, 2013
Take a journey around the world and through time. Stroll through an ancient market, cook a virtual meal, peek inside the dining rooms of illustrious individuals—and consider some of the most challenging issues of our time.
November 17, 2012 - August 11, 2013
School and Camp Groups
Grades 5-8: Simulated voyage to the Moon in the Hayden Planetarium.
Whales: Giants of the Deep transports visitors to the vibrant underwater world of the mightiest animals on Earth.
March 23, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Dense humidity, lush green plants, and tropical butterflies of every color filling the room--who'd guess this is New York City in the middle of winter?
October 6, 2012 - May 27, 2013
A spectacular Space Show, Journey to the Stars, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg, premiered on Saturday, July 4, 2009, in the Hayden Planetarium at the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space.
Journey to the Stars is an engrossing, immersive theater experience created by the Museum’s astrophysicists, scientific visualization, and media production experts with the cooperation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and more than 40 leading scientists from the United States and abroad.
July 4, 2009 - September 1, 2013