Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species
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.
The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.
January 13, 2015 - January 2, 2017
Discover incredible adaptations that allow life to thrive even in the most unlikely places on Earth.
April 4, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean introduces audiences to more than 30 species, illuminating behaviors captured for the first time on film.
July 6, 2015
Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.
A cast of a 122-foot-long dinosaur is coming to the Museum in January 2016. The species is so new that it has not yet been formally named by the paleontologists who discovered it.
January 16, 2016 - January 19, 2019
Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Scientific Illustrations from the Museum’s Library exhibition includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works.
October 3, 2015
The Secret World Inside You explores the rapidly evolving science that is revealing the complexities of the human microbiome and reshaping our ideas about human health.
November 7, 2015 - August 14, 2016
Student Programs, Camp
Grades 5-8: Simulated voyage to the Moon in the Hayden Planetarium.
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?
September 5, 2015 - May 29, 2016
Discover some of the planet's most versatile animals in an exhibit that features live spiders, larger-than-life models, fossils, and more.
July 4, 2015 - November 29, 2015