Discovery Room

The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5–12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at its science. Every major field of Museum science and research, from anthropology to zoology, is represented.

Visit here for more information for visitor drop-in and visitor programs in the Discovery Room.

Visit here for information for school group visits to the Discovery Room.


1st floor between the Grand Gallery and the Warburg Hall of New York State Environment.

Show me on the interactive floorplan.