Today at the Museum

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Family and Childrens Programs

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Sold out - Young astronomers and their families are invited to an evening in the Planetarium with “The Star Guy.” Wilfred Buck, a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, shares legends and stories illustrating how indigenous people from the First Nations have connected to the sky for thousands of years.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Get an up-close and personal introduction to bats from around the world! Conservation biologist and bat expert Rob Mies will host this unforgettable presentation with many species of bats, including one of the largest species in the world, the Malayan flying fox.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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.

October 7, 2017–May 28, 2018

Special Exhibit

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

Upcoming Events

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 4, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Join a tour guide in the Margaret Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples, the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, and the Hall of Primates, to see some of the real exhibits that inspired the makers of Night at the Museum.

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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