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This weekend series, proudly sponsored by the Paul and Irma Milstein Family, presents afternoon programs that give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.



What is the Milstein Science Series? 


The Milstein Science Series is proudly sponsored by the Irma and Paul Milstein Family.

Past Offerings

a mimic octopus swimming in open sea

Celebrating Cephalopods

December 10, 2017

Cephalopods like octopuses and squids have fascinated humans for millennia. Learn more about these marine marvels through performances, presentations, and live animal encounters at this family-friendly festival.

Jellyfish in open sea

Immersive Dome Experience: The Jelly Dome

April 10, 2017 - June 30, 2017

Dive into the world of jellies through an immersive video presentation and experience a day in the life of these astonishing animals. 

Plesiosaur swimming with mount open in a vast prehistoric sea

Prehistoric Ocean Dwellers

January 8, 2017

Try hands-on activities, meet scientists, and experience dynamic performances in this family-friendly science festival.


Beneath the Ice: Immersive Dome Installation

April 11, 2016 - May 27, 2016

This immersive dome experience showcases a surprising and visually stunning array of marine life that flourishes on, around, and underneath the Antarctic ice. 


Wild Antarctica

April 10, 2016

Meet live penguins, try hands-on activities, and experience dynamic performances in this family-friendly science festival.