Today at the Museum

Through June 30, 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.

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

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Our newest exhibition Unseen Oceans explores a marvelous, alien world hidden beneath the sunlit surface. Travel to new depths in a virtual submersible, see elusive giants of the deep, and learn how scientists are using technology to make new discoveries. 

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Explore the Hall of Mexico and Central America, the Hall of African Peoples, and the Stout Hall of Asian Peoples with a tour guide to learn more about the origins and evolution of some of your favorite foods, including chocolate, potatoes, and corn. 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Members Only 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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