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Experience NHM

Mother with children in Butterfly Pavilion at NHM

THE NHM EXPERIENCE

Safety, cleanliness and community health are our utmost priorities as we welcome people back into our museums. In some areas of our exhibitions, you may find limited access to prioritize safety and ensure social distancing guidelines are followed.

Tue
15
Jun

Dive into the Science of SpongeBob: All About Pearl

Science of SpongeBob FamilyYouth
  • 11 am

Explore the mighty world of whales with Dr. Jorge Velez-Juarbe, NHM's Associate Curator of Mammalogy, and Museum Educator Diana Sanchez! From its large teeth and unique skull shape to its use of echolocation, learn how the real species of sperm whale inspired the character of Pearl!

Thu
17
Jun

Dive into the Science of SpongeBob: Swimmin' With the Fishes

Science of SpongeBob FamilyYouth
  • 11 am

Discover some of the spectacularly strange and surprising fishes that swim beneath the ocean's surface–and not just in Bikini Bottom! Join Dr. Bill Ludt, Assistant Curator of Ichthyology at NHM, and Museum Educator Michelle Vanegas as they tackle some fascinating fish facts and explore the various species featured in the SpongeBob universe.

Sat
19
Jun

Sing Move Play! Let's Learn About Paleontology

Members Special Program FamilyYouth
  • 10 am

This month we will be learning about Paleontology.

Ways to explore

There's so many ways to experience the museum