American Museum Of Natural History’s February Line Up


FEBRUARY CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS at the American Museum of Natural History

A Night at the Museum Sleepovers: Saturday, February 6, 5:45 pm – Sunday, February 7, 9 am

$129 per person, $119 members

* All participants must register in advance. One adult is required for every 1–3 children attending. Open to 7 -13 year olds.

Lights Out! Test your valor when journeying through the darkened hallways of the Museum after hours. Meet live animals such as hawks and falcons; participate in arts and crafts projects like origami making; watch an IMAX movie; check out the Butterfly Conservatory; listen to bedtime stories; and explore the Museum with only a flashlight in hand. End the night sleeping under the whale in Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, beneath famous dioramas in the Hall of North American Mammals, or among the geological formations in the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth.

Dr. Nebula’s Planetary Vacation: Sunday, February 7, 2 pm

Kaufmann Theater, first floor

$10 adults $8 children $9 adult members $7 children members

Dr. Nebula is lost in space! Come help Scooter find Dr. Nebula by creating a three-dimensional model of the solar system while learning about the planets and moons in the process.

This one-hour interactive Science Theater Show offers a fun experience the whole family will enjoy. Join live presenter Scooter, Dr. Nebula’s trusty apprentice, as kids explore hands-on activities and find the answers to questions about the universe and more.

Wild, Wild World: Awake at Night: Saturday, February 20, 11 am–noon, 1–2 pm

Linder Theater, first floor

$10 adults $8 children $9 adult members $7 children members

Bats aren’t the only animals that hunt for food after dark. Get a close look at some fascinating nocturnal animals with Rob Mies of the Organization for Bat Conservation, including a two-toed sloth, barred owl, flying squirrel, and of course, a bat.

Celestial Highlights: Family Fun-damentals II: Tuesday, February 23, 6:30 pm

Hayden Planetarium Space Theater

$15 adults $13.50 members, students, seniors

This is a planetarium show the whole family can enjoy! Visitors will gain a basic understanding of the constellations and learn to track them as they move across the heavens. Family Fun-damentals II makes astronomy fun for the youngest observers, teaching them to enjoy and understand the night sky.

On the last Tuesday of each month, enjoy a live presentation under the brilliant stars of the Zeiss Mark IX Star Projector. Learn about the current positions of the Moon, planets, and stars, as well as visual spectacles like meteor showers, eclipses, and conjunctions.

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