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The Museum is open daily from 10 am–5:45 pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas, with some programs offered outside of regular hours.

Browse below for a selection of upcoming programs, including festivals, lectures, Member events, sleepovers and more. Use the filter and calendar function to narrow down by date. Looking for exhibitions, hall tours or events in the Discovery Room?

After-Hours Programs Sleepover: A Night at the Museum Spend an unforgettable night at the Museum. Bring a sleeping bag and a pillow - plus a flashlight to explore! Friday, February 28, 2020 Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: Mars Madness Join mission scientist Jack Mustard in the Hayden Planetarium, where he'll discuss the upcoming mission to the Red Planet. Monday, March 2, 2020 Science Socials SciCafe: Sea Turtles and Geomagnetic Navigation Learn how sea turtles' geomagnetic navigation systems help them find their way around the ocean. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Member Programs Member Preview Days: The Nature of Color See The Nature of Color before it opens to the public during Member Preview Days March 6-8. Friday–Sunday, March 6-8 After-Hours Programs Sleepover: A Night at the Museum Spend an unforgettable night at the Museum. Bring a sleeping bag and a pillow - plus a flashlight to explore! Friday, March 6, 2020 Lectures and Talks SciChat: Inside Earth Hang out with geologist Emily Hopper and hear what seismic waves have to tell us about volcanoes, earthquakes, and more! Saturday, March 14 Member Programs Hall Tour: Predator and Prey Go on a tour with an experienced Museum guide and learn about the complex relationship between predator and prey. Sunday, March 15, 2020 Science Socials Neuroscience Night: Our Wonderful Brain Mix and mingle with a glass of wine in hand - and discover things you never knew about the brain. Thursday, March 19, 2020 Walks, Tours, and Drop Ins Brain Awareness Weekend Drop-In Join neuroscientists leading informal discussions, and explore thee systems responsible for memory, sensation, movement. Saturday, March 21–Sunday, March 22, 2020 After-Hours Programs Sleepover: A Night at the Museum Spend an unforgettable night at the Museum. Bring a sleeping bag and a pillow - plus a flashlight to explore! Saturday, March 21, 2020 Walks, Tours, and Drop Ins Brain Awareness Weekend Drop-In Join neuroscientists leading informal discussions, and explore thee systems responsible for memory, sensation, movement. Saturday, March 21–Sunday, March 22, 2020 Talks 2020 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Speculations on Alien Life On Earth and Across the Universe Neil deGrasse Tyson and a panel of experts discuss how life might have formed on Earth, and what alien life might look like. Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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