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

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Members Only Programs

Members Only

Become an explorer and roam the Museum after hours! Visit our newest special exhibition, Our Senses: An Immersive Experience, to better understand how we use sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste to understand the world around us. Explore The Butterfly Conservatory, one of the Museum’s most popular annual exhibits, and talk to experts to learn more about the diversity of these spectacular insects.

Six Thursdays, January 25–March 1

Courses and Workshops

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

Thursday, February 1, 2018

After Hours Programs

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Sold out - Go back in time for a prehistoric party amongst the Museum’s celebrated dinosaur halls.

Six Tuesdays, February 6–March 13, 2018

Walks and Tours

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Sold out - Ornithologist Paul Sweet guides you through three Central Park habitats to observe the varied bird species that make New York City their home.

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