Today at the Museum

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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!

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.

Thursday, October 19 - Sunday, October 22, 2017

After-Hours Programs

The 2017 Margaret Mead Film Festival (October 19 - 22) celebrates the groundbreaking spirit of legendary Museum anthropologist Margaret Mead.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Family and Childrens Programs

This October, trick-or-treat in the Museum's iconic halls!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

After-Hours Programs

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Join astrophysicist Jackie Faherty and presenter Mark Popinchalk for a virtual tour in the dome highlighting the universe's most frightening phenomena.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Join us for an exclusive members Evening Bat Encounter with Joseph D’Angeli, director of the Wildlife Conservation and Education Center. Learn more about the vital roles these creatures play as pollinators of some of our favorite plants, including the Agave tequilana. See bats from around the world, and enjoy a cocktail with renowned Museum scientists!


Program is appropriate for guests ages 21 + with ID.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Get an up-close and personal introduction to bats from around the world! Bat expert Joseph D'Angeli will host this unforgettable presentation with many species of bats, including one of the largest species in the world, the Indian flying fox.



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