Today at the Museum

June 25, 2011 - December 7, 2014

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

April 7, 14, and 21

Family and Childrens Programs

Experience live butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest! In this workshop, you will observe these fascinating insects up close to investigate how they eat, grow, trick hungry predators, and migrate. 

Upcoming Events

October 7, 2017–May 28, 2018

Special Exhibit

Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Lectures and Talks

Sold Out

Sold out - In conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson, astronaut Scott Kelly offers a glimpse of life in a uniquely unwelcoming environment—the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight. 

Friday, October 20, 2017

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join us for a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium. Feel the ground shake beneath you as you experience a thrilling NASA rocket launch. Take a guided tour of the cosmos and orbit the Earth to get an astronaut's view of a sunrise in space.

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