Events in the next 7 days

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!

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.

Eight Wednesdays: January 10 - February 28, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Heed the call of the wild and join an intrepid band of walkers for a fitness experience like no other. After a brisk morning walk through the Museum’s halls, enjoy a selection of breakfast items in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals. 

Monday, January 22, 2018

Special Events

Sold Out

Postponed to January 22 Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson as he reviews headline stories in the Universe, drawn from breaking news in 2017.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Become an explorer and roam the Museum after hours! Visit our newest special exhibition, Our Senses: An Immersive Experience, to better understand how we use sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste to understand the world around us. Explore The Butterfly Conservatory, one of the Museum’s most popular annual exhibits, and talk to experts to learn more about the diversity of these spectacular insects.

Six Thursdays, January 25–March 1

Courses and Workshops

Sold Out

Sold out - Join Museum exhibition specialist Tom Doncourt for an after-hours, behind-the-scenes look at our legendary dioramas.