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,

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Family and Childrens Programs

This October, trick-or-treat in the Museum's iconic halls!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

After-Hours Programs

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Join astrophysicist Jackie Faherty and presenter Mark Popinchalk for a virtual tour in the dome highlighting the universe's most frightening phenomena.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Join us for an exclusive members Evening Bat Encounter with Joseph D’Angeli, director of the Wildlife Conservation and Education Center. Learn more about the vital roles these creatures play as pollinators of some of our favorite plants, including the Agave tequilana. See bats from around the world, and enjoy a cocktail with renowned Museum scientists!


Program is appropriate for guests ages 21 + with ID.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Member Programs

Members Only

Get an up-close and personal introduction to bats from around the world! Bat expert Joseph D'Angeli will host this unforgettable presentation with many species of bats, including one of the largest species in the world, the Indian flying fox.



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