Today at the Museum

Through November 25, 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

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!

June 24, 2017 - June 16, 2019

Special Exhibit

Explore the rapidly evolving science that is revolutionizing how we view human health.

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Special Events

Free With Museum Admission

Join Rhoda as she hunts for missing fossils throughout the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs in an opera by composer John Musto based on Charles R. Knight.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join an expert guide in The Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, and The Felix M. Warburg Hall of New York State Environment to examine some of the Museum’s iconic dioramas. Learn more about conflict and competition in the natural world to gain a deeper understanding of the complex relationships between predators and their prey.

Wednesday, July 18

After Hours Programs

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SOLD OUT - Immerse yourself in a series of live performances headlined by special guest musicians. This first collaboration between the Museum and The Big Quiet features arena seating for 700 guests, a surround-sound audio system, and underwater visual projections in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Members Only Programs

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Members Only

Enjoy a Members-only sunset sail aboard the Clearwater, a wooden sloop modeled after 18th-century Dutch cargo ships. The crew will lead Members through activities like sailing and net-fishing and discuss topics including the history of the sloop and the ecology of the Hudson River. 

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Pack your collecting bag, old sneakers, and lunch, and travel back in time with Museum fossil expert Paul Nascimbene for an expedition to Big Brook in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Uncover the hidden secrets of the Late Cretaceous, learn how Museum scientists identify and excavate fossils, and start your very own collection! 

 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Set sail on the Hudson River with a Museum scientist and watch the Sun set while learning the science and star lore that surround the summer sky.

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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