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T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

Closing on March 14, 2021

Free for Members. Timed entry only. Gallery 3, third floor.

Illustration of T. rex.
Illustration by Zhao Chuang; Courtesy of PNSO
T. rex is headed for extinction…again!

Time is running out for you to see the incredible exhibition T.rex: The Ultimate Predator. Come see the most fearsome carnivore of the Mesozoic and discover other members of the tyrannosaur family. Learn about the powerful hunter’s keen senses, see amazing fossils, and come face-to-face with the most accurate models of T. rex ever constructed.

T.rex: The Ultimate Predator closes on Sunday, March 14, so don’t wait. Now is the best time to visit what Forbes magazine calls “The perfect Covid-friendly New York City activity for families.” Reserve your tickets today—spots are limited!

(Please note: some interactive and touchable exhibits are temporarily unavailable to maintain health and safety.)

Add a Splash of Color

Add the special exhibition The Nature of Color to your visit with a General Admission + All Ticket.

Color makes the world feel vibrant and alive. But that’s not all. Color helps us make sense of the world. How did color evolve in nature? What do colors mean to different people? Come explore these questions and more in this immersive exhibition. 

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Members enjoy special benefits, including free admission to special exhibitions like T.rex: The Ultimate Predator and The Nature of Color, exclusive Member hours and a Member entrance, and unlimited general admission.

Join today and save $20 or more with code MEM21. At the same time, your support will help one of New York City’s most beloved cultural institutions recover from the financial impact of the pandemic. That means our scientists keep researching, our exhibitions team keeps creating, and our irreplaceable collections get the continuous care they need.

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Major funding for T. rex: The Ultimate Predator provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund.

Generous support also provided by: 

Dana and Virginia Randt

Chase Private Client

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Virtual reality experience created in collaboration with HTC VIVE.

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