Events for October 21, 2017

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.

September 15, 2017–March 8, 2018


See what it's like to fly like a bird!

October 7, 2017–May 28, 2018

Special Exhibit

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

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.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Members Only Programs

Sold Out

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.