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.

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.

November 6, 2017 - December 8, 2017

Courses and Workshops

In this five-part online course you will explore the history and basic biology of stem cells, learn about new research techniques, and find out how stem cells could lead to cures for diseases and to individualized medicine.

Through January 6, 2019

Special Exhibit

Explore 11 funhouse-like spaces in this highly experiential exhibition that dares you to trust your senses.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

After Hours Programs

Neuroscientist Marisa Carrasco explores how our minds process sensory inputs to make sense of the world around us and shape what we see.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Visit the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins and the Hall of Primates to examine our closest evolutionary relatives. Trace their 65-million-year evolution to learn more about the traits that make these mammals unique. 

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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