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Unseen Oceans

deep ocean

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 18, 2019

American Museum of Natural History

West 81st Street & Central Park West
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All Ages

Explore the alien world lies hidden beneath the sunlit surface of the ocean in a fascinating, interactive exhibition. Encounter giant sea creatures on a life-size screen, go on on a vertical journey through marine environments at different depths, sit inside a scale model Triton submersible, and learn about new technologies and research.

The Discovery Squad for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Families with 5–14 year-olds with autism spectrum disorders can attend a 40-minute tour led by specially trained tour guides, then spend some time exploring the Discovery Room before the Museum opens to the public. The program was developed in collaboration with the Seaver Autism Center at the Icahn School of…

T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

Learn about entire tyrannosaur superfamily and the amazing story of the iconic dinosaur through stunning life-sized models, fossils and casts, and engaging interactives. Visitors ages 12 and up can enjoy an immersive multiplayer virtual reality experience developed exclusively for this exhibition.

American Museum of Natural History Discovery Room

Explore artifacts and specimens, hang-out inside a giant tree, put together puzzles, build a dinosaur fossil and conduct scientific experiments in an enclosed hands-on space. Free 40-minute timed tickets are available at the Discovery Room entrance (first floor by West 77th Street); they sometimes fill out and you’ll need to…

Gateway Storytime

Ages 2 to 5 can play in the Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story, song, and visit with a worksheet to a related Museum Hall. One of our favorite NYC activities–we’re even in the website’s photos. Two sessions: 10:10 & 11:10 am. Free…