Today at the Museum

Monday, March 12, 2018

Lectures and Talks

Join PHD Comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson as they explore everything we don’t know about the universe with popular infographics, cartoons, and entertaining and lucid explanations of science.

Through November 25, 2018

Special Exhibit

Opulent Oceans: Extraordinary Scientific Illustrations from the Museum’s Library exhibition includes 46 exquisite reproductions from 33 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

A new must-see exhibit in the world-famous Fossil Halls. 

Now Open

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

June 24, 2017 - June 16, 2019

Special Exhibit

Explore the rapidly evolving science that is revolutionizing how we view human health.

October 7, 2017–May 28, 2018

Special Exhibit

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

October 30, 2017 - June 18, 2018

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

Science and culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers - each week highlights a topic in natural science or a cultural theme.

Through January 6, 2019

Special Exhibit

Explore 11 funhouse-like spaces in this highly experiential exhibition that dares you to trust your senses.

March 12, 2018–January 6, 2019

Special Exhibit

Embark on a journey that takes you from the oceans’ sunlit surface to inky depths to discover the latest ocean science and meet the researchers and technologies powering exploration today.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

SOLD OUT - Joe Rao and Ted Williams highlight the spectacular sights of the summer sky. 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join an expert guide in The Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, and The Felix M. Warburg Hall of New York State Environment to examine some of the Museum’s iconic dioramas. Learn more about conflict and competition in the natural world to gain a deeper understanding of the complex relationships between predators and their prey.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Enjoy a Members-only sunset sail aboard the Clearwater, a wooden sloop modeled after 18th-century Dutch cargo ships. The crew will lead Members through activities like sailing and net-fishing and discuss topics including the history of the sloop and the ecology of the Hudson River. 

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Pack your collecting bag, old sneakers, and lunch, and travel back in time with Museum fossil expert Paul Nascimbene for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Uncover the hidden secrets of the Late Cretaceous, learn how Museum scientists identify and excavate fossils, and start your very own collection! 

 

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