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Sackler Educational Laboratory

The Sackler Educational Lab is a hands-on learning lab located within the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins on the first floor of the Museum.

Featured educational programs focus on human biology, including: evolution, genetics, and the brain. Weekend visitors can talk to a scientist, learn about the latest discoveries in human evolution, handle fossil casts, and see a real human brain. Visit the lab to see how humans compare to other species, how we have changed over time, and what makes us unique—the evidence may surprise you! The Lab is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00pm - 5:00pm and free with Museum admission.

If you are interested in bringing your middle- or high- school class to the lab, click here.