Today at the Museum

Open through Monday, May 29, 2017

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will focus on several global efforts that have been able to contain, or eradicate disease.

Now Open

Special Exhibit

Free With Museum Admission

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

November 21, 2016–August 13, 2017

Special Exhibit

Explore Cuba's extraordinary biodiversity and unique culture through our immersive exhibits. 

Now Open

Family and Childrens Programs

Free With Museum Admission

March 3, 2017–September 14, 2017

IMAX

Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals.

Through January 7, 2018

Special Exhibit

Get an up-close look at rarely-exhibited mummies.

Monday, April 10–Friday, June 30, 2017

Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Dive into the world of jellies through an immersive video presentation and experience a day in the life of these astonishing animals. 

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 20, 2017

Members Only Programs

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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.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Members Only Programs

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Join us for a Members-only walking tour of Roosevelt Island with renowned geologist, Sidney Horenstein. Take in the breathtaking sights of Four Freedoms Park and learn about the history and geology of Roosevelt Island. 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Members Only Programs

Members Only

On the weekend before Halloween, take in the splendor of the Gothic-style tombs at Green-Wood Cemetery and experience the exciting colors and sounds of the fall migration with Paul Sweet, Collections Manager of the Museum’s Ornithology Department. Green-Wood Cemetery hosts a colony of Monk Parakeets, and is also an ideal place to observe migrating birds, particularly raptors. 

 

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Members Only Programs

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Join a Museum tour guide on an expedition through the world’s largest and most diverse collection of vertebrate fossils to learn more about famous Museum explorers. Gain a deeper understanding of how fossils are found, excavated, and analyzed by scientists to uncover new and exciting discoveries. 

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