Saturday, June 22, 2024

Upcoming at the American Museum of Natural History


Enjoy all the Museum has to offer, including a unique opportunity to see Manhattanhenge. 



Museum Calendar | This Month at the Museum


Many visitors dressed in light colored summer clothing exploring the Invisible Worlds exhibit in the Gilder Center.


Upcoming at the Museum

Mark the start of the summer at the Museum! From new special exhibitions like the The Secret World of Elephantsand Ice Cold: An Exhibition of Hip-Hop Jewelry to the unique architecture and family-friendly offerings at the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, there is something for all to enjoy. 


On July 12, be sure to catch Manhattanhenge, a phenomenon in New York City where the setting Sun perfectly aligns with the city’s street grid. Enjoy a lecture with a Museum scientist followed by the viewing event outdoors with live music. In late June, Museum Members are invited to explore their favorite exhibitions after hours. Not already a Member? Join today!



Rotunda entrance of the Museum with sunlight pouring through from the left, highlighting casts of a Barosaurus rearing up to protect its young from an attacking Allosaurus.

Member Evening Hours

Wednesday, June 26, 6 pm

Explore the Museum after hours and experience your favorite exhibitions without the crowds.


Discover the unseen marvels of nature that connects us all with a scavenger hunt through Invisible Worlds. Recommended for ages 6–13, but suitable for all!





A large crowd dressed in bright clothing looking at a bright yellow and orange sunset with several individuals taking photographs with cameras or phones.


Friday, July 12 

Celebrate Manhattanhenge at the Museum! Catch a lecture by Museum Senior Scientist Jackie Faherty followed by a performance by the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra as you witness New York City's iconic phenomenon. 





Four young students sitting together at a table in a Gilder Center classroom working on homework together collaboratively.

Science Alliance Courses

Summer and Fall Sessions

Registration is now available for both summer and fall Science Alliance classes! These courses are a great opportunity for middle and high school students to engage in a range of scientific topics that nurture their curiosity about the natural world. Select courses still have seats available, and classes sell out quickly, so be sure to register today.




Become a Member today and make any day extraordinary. Enjoy free admission, exclusive access to new exhibitions and galleries, and more.


American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024-5102
Phone: 212-769-5100