Lectures and Special Events

Dinos After Dark

February 1, 2018

Trex in Red Shadow

Back by popular demand! Go back in time for a prehistoric party in the Museum’s celebrated dinosaur halls. Toast the Titanosaur and enjoy an exciting evening of expert talks, demonstrations, and after hours access to the fossil halls. Wander freely, with cocktail in hand, and come face-to-face with the dinos after dark.


ENTRANCE CHANGECentral Park West (up the stairs): Enter at Central Park West at 79th Street to the Rotunda on the second floor of the Museum.

Come prepared! 
Load the Playing With Dinos web-based game Playing With Dinos on your phone to begin your interactive gaming adventure at the Museum.


Learn More


Explore the Museum's online dinosaur resources. Find dinosaur facts, photos, games for kids, videos, and articles. More »

Types of Dinosaurs

Check out a list of images and info for over 40 kinds of dinosaurs, and find out how many different dinosaur types have been discovered. More »

Dinosaur Names

Find out how dinosaurs get their names and the meanings of their Greek and Latin roots. More »

Dinosaur Eggs

Fossilized eggs have helped scientists understand how dinosaurs reproduced and cared for their young. More »