Today at the Museum

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

This month at the Museum there are special programs galore from longer hours in the Discovery Room to the history and astronomy of Manhattanhenge in the Hayden Planetarium!

June 24, 2017 - June 16, 2019

Special Exhibit

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

Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, September 5 - October 27, 2017

Walks and Tours

Observe the exciting fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo.

See Performance Schedule

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Join Rhoda as she hunts for missing fossils throughout the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs in an opera by composer John Musto based on Charles R. Knight.

October 7, 2017–May 28, 2018

Special Exhibit

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

Upcoming Events

September 25, 2018

After Hours Programs

Sold Out

Get closer to Mars than ever before! Join Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart and Brown University’s Christopher Kremer on a tour of the red planet.

October 9, 2018

Walks and Tours

Sold Out

Ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their home.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Can you picture the size of our solar system? Join a Museum tour guide and embark on a scale walk of the solar system, where Earth is the size of a peppercorn, and each step covers more than three million miles. Examine the vast range of sizes, from subatomic particles and objects on the human scale to the largest objects in the observable cosmos, to gain a better understanding of our place in the universe. 

 

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Join us for a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium. Feel the ground shake beneath your feet 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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Events Open for Registration or Application

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