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At the Museum

What do YOU want to see and do here? Choose from over 40 halls, special exhibitions, and more. And check out some of the events, camps, and programs!

Stuff You Can See

Get the Explorer App

Chart your own course through the Museum with the app that acts as your personal tour guide.

Stuff You Can Do

Anytime You Visit

Stop by the Discovery Room

Puzzles, artifacts, live animals, and more! In this hands-on, interactive space, explore science at the Museum, from anthropology to zoology.

Special Events

A Night at the Museum Sleepover

Various Dates
What adventures await you after the doors close and the lights dim? Grab your flashlights and go exploring!

Identification Day

Let a scientist help to identify your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts, while showing you some specimens from their own collections.

Sackler Lab

Open every weekend, 12 to 5 PM
Handle casts of hominid skulls, learn about DNA and the human brain, and ask a scientist your questions. Free on weekends with museum admission.


Camps for Grades 2 to 5

Examine real dinosaur fossils. Fly through a simulation of the universe. Get up close with live tarantulas. Join us for these three-day workshops and week-long camps

CampsĀ for Grades 6 to 8

Do hands-on investigations during these week-long and two-week-long camps, including Eco Rangers, Ancient Sharks, Digital Universe, and more!