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COVID-19 update: The Museum is closed to maintain health and safety, but a selection of programs are available online.

Special Events Hall Tour: Primitive Mammals This event has been postponed. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Special Events Big Bones and Dino Dig See the biggest dinosaur fossil specimens from the Museum’s collection - and join a dinosaur dig in Wyoming. Friday, June 5, 2020 Special Events Scientists at Home: Amazing Mammals See fascinating specimens from the mammalogy collection in this live program with Museum specialist Sara Ketelsen. Thursday, June 11, 2020 Special Events Field Trip: Moon Join a live virtual space flight to the Moon to visit landing sites, impact craters, and a site for a future lunar base. Friday, June 12, 2020 Special Events Hall Tour: Cullman Hall of the Universe Join a Museum tour guide and ASL interpreter to explore galaxies, nebulas, the Willamette Meteorite, and more. Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Special Events COVID-19: Origins, Spread, and Impacts Join us for an online discussion to explore the basic biology and social context of COVID-19. Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Special Events Scientists at Home: Killer Marine Snails Join a discussion about poisonous marine snails - and the potential to treat disease with their venom. Thursday, June 18, 2020 Special Events Field Trip: Mapping the Universe Join a live field trip to the edge of the observable universe and discover how scientists are mapping space. Friday, June 19, 2020 Special Events Hall Tour: Hall of Biodiversity and Milstein Hall of Ocean Life Museum Tour Guide Wayne Mones will explore Museum exhibits dedicated to microscopic life. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Special Events Scientists at Home: Fishes of the World Discover some of the most intriguing fishes living in the ocean, and examine highlights from the Museum's collection. Thursday, June 25, 2020 Special Events In the Field with Bat Researchers Mammalogists will share what it's like to study bats both in the field and inside the Museum. Friday, June 26, 2020 Special Events Field Trip: Asteroids Join a virtual flight to the Asteroid Belt: the first U.S. mission to retrieve material from an asteroid. Tuesday, June 30, 2020