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Museum exhibits, educational resources, and online events for science enthusiasts of all ages!

The Museum is now open, and you can still enjoy our online offerings, from materials for families and teachers to virtual field trips and tours, videos, games, digital backgrounds, and more.

Halloween with the Museum

Andrewsarchus skull.
D. Finnin/© AMNH

Discover creepy-crawlies, rattling fossil bones, and more with these online programs in the run-up to Halloween and beyond. 

Online Events

Thursday, October 22, 2 pm ET: Facebook Watch Party: Spooky Critters

Tuesday, October 27, 2 pm ET: Facebook Watch Party: In the Field with Bat Researchers

Thursday, October 29, 2 pm ET: The Scientist is In: Fossil Skeletons (Link coming soon.)

Sunday, November 1, Noon and 1 pm ET: The Scientist is In: Day of the Dead. English presentation at noon; en español at 1 pm. (Links coming soon.)

Costume Contest

Tuning into our Halloween-themed online programs?

Be sure to wear a costume, then take a picture and tag @amnh on Twitter or Instagram for a chance to be featured next week! Kids, adults, and pets are welcome to participate. Costumes will be judged on originality, detail, creative use of materials, and (most importantly) theme—we want to see your best natural history-inspired costumes!

Submit a photo by Saturday, October 31, at 7 pm ET. The winner will receive four tickets to the Museum, including access to special exhibitions T. rex: The Ultimate Predator and The Nature of Color.

Follow the Museum on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for daily posts about the natural world.

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