Today at the Museum

June 25, 2011 - December 7, 2014

Special Exhibit

This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.

Through January 5, 2014

Special Exhibit

Whales: Giants of the Deep brings visitors closer than ever to some of the mightiest, most massive, and mysterious mammals on Earth.

© Brandon Cole, Romeo/V&W, SeaPics.com

Upcoming Events

Monday, December 11, 2017

Lectures and Talks

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Sold out - From gravitational raditation to X-ray binary star systems, Steven Gubser and Frans Pretorius use creative thought experiments to explain the fantastical properties of black holes, and how the same qualities that capture the public imagination inform today’s research.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Special Events

Sold Out

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

Eight Wednesdays: January 10 - February 28, 2018

Members Only 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. 

Six Thursdays, January 25–March 1

Courses and Workshops

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

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Events Open for Registration or Application

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