Special Exhibit

Unseen Oceans

March 12, 2018–January 6, 2019


Embark on a journey that takes you from the oceans’ sunlit surface to inky depths to discover the latest ocean science and meet the researchers and technologies powering exploration today. 

In Unseen Oceans, explore a range of marine ecosystems and meet a new generation of scientists who are using cutting-edge research tools and developing new methods to explore the oceans top to bottom.

With the use of 21st-century technologies like robotics, satellite monitoring, miniaturization, and high-definition imaging, researchers are revealing the unseen habits of the oceans’ most mysterious animals and mapping remote, inhospitable habitats in unprecedented detail.

Learn more about the Unseen Oceans exhibition.



Lead funding for Unseen Oceans and its educational resources 

is provided by 




The American Museum of Natural History gratefully acknowledges the Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund


Unseen Oceans is generously supported by 

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