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Two visitors holding hands, one in a plaid shirt and another in a white skirt, walking down a path facing the Gilder Center in the Theodore Roosevelt Park on a bright and sunny day.


Upcoming at the Museum

This September, visit the Museum for special exhibitions and events designed to ignite your love of learning. It’s your last chance to catch the special exhibition Sharks, closing Labor Day. Join astronomer Jackie Faherty for the first Astronomy Live of the fall to learn about emerging research on which stars were, are, and will be aligned to detect Earth. And finally, experience the stunning new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation without the crowds at this month’s Member Hours. Not a Member? Join today!





A parent and a young child exploring the interactive sharks exhibit together, with the parent pointing at a large replica of a shark.

Last Chance: Sharks

Closing Monday, September 4

Sharks features life-sized models, fossils from the Museum's collections, and interactive exhibits. Don’t miss your last chance to see this special exhibition.





Medium shot of people on stairs and amphitheater seating in the Gilder Center.

Exclusive Off-Hours Access for Members

Tuesday, September 5

Explore the Museum, including the new Gilder Center without the crowds, and make once-in-a-lifetime memories!





This classic photograph of the Earth was taken on Dec. 7, 1972, by the crew of the final Apollo mission, Apollo 17, as they traveled toward the moon on their lunar landing mission.

Astronomy Live: Earth, The Transiting Exoplanet

Tuesday, September 19

Astronomers have discovered more than 5,000 exoplanets—planets not in our solar system—but which planets are uniquely positioned to find us? Join Jackie Faherty to learn about emerging research on past, present, and future stars aligned to detect Earth.




Two blue whales swimming parallel to one another in the deep blue sea.

A diver in the deep sea next to a blue whale illustrating the massive size of the animal in comparison to the diver.

A large blue whale swimming in the sea close to the surface with visible sunlight shining on the surface of the ocean.


Blue Whales: Return of the Giants 

On your next visit, see the new giant-screen film, Blue Whales: Return of the Giants. Witness the remarkable resurgence of the blue whale from the brink of extinction. Members see it free!



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