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Children & Family Programs

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Explore online experiences for the whole family.

From virtual flights through space to live talks with scientists and remote courses for middle-school students, the Museum offers online programs to suit a range of interests for children and families. 

The Scientist is In

Join this family-friendly livestream with Museum scientists and other researchers. Twice monthly on weekday afternoons.

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Astronomy Online

Join Museum astrophysicists online for guided tours of the universe: visually rich explorations of our place in the cosmos.

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Children and Family Learning programming at the American Museum of Natural History provides exciting science learning opportunities for young children and families through OLogy, the Discovery Room, The Science and Nature Program, Adventures in Science, and Public Programs.

Support for Children and Family Learning programing has been provided by Shaiza Rizavi and Jonathan Friedland, the Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Guffey, and Ellen K. and Lawrence R. Gross.