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Welcome! Here, you'll find Museum exhibits and online resources for science enthusiasts of all ages. 

While the Museum is closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, you can still enjoy our exhibits and online offerings, from materials for families and teachers to virtual tours, videos, games, and more. 

Today's Highlight: What do you know about Earth? Test your knowledge about our planet by taking this quiz! (Ideal for grades 3-5.)

For Families and Students

For Educators

  • Seminars on Science: The Museum's online professional learning program for Educators.
  • Coursera: Choose from Museum courses for educators on ecology, evolution, genetics, and geology.

Explore the Museum: Visit Virtually

SciCafe: Talks About Current Science

Meet the Icons: Stories Behind Exhibits

Video Series: Behind the Scenes at the Museum

  • Shelf Life: Dive into the Museum's collection for stories about some of its 34 million artifacts and specimens.
  • Pondlife: Museum biologist Sally Warring explores organisms that are invisible to the naked eye.

Video Series: Space and Dinosaur Explainers

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