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Let Us Bug You!

Check out our permanent Insect Zoo exhibit! We have bugs all year round.
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The Museum is Alive!

Meet our fabulous live animals and the people who take care of them! 
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What Kind of Dinosaur Are You?

Do you prefer veggies or meat? Do you like jogging or swimming? Ougoing or introspective? Answer some quick questions and discover what dinosaur you are! 
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Hey, 3- to 5-year-olds! This Club's for You!


Live animals, story times, songs, and art experiences are just some of the fun activities we have planned for you. Critter Clubs are for 3- to 5-year-olds and a participating adult. They are family-friendly events, occurring monthly, that introduces the Museum's live animals to visitors and weave in science topics, such as metamorphosis and camouflage. Our educators are experts at bringing fun and knowledge together!  

FREE with paid Museum admission. Events are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations required, but tickets are very limited, so arrive early! 

On occasion, we do change the date, so watch this website. See below for upcoming classes.



Artful Animals!

Saturday, February 21, 2015; 10 am & 11 am
All throughout the world, people have been inspired by the animals they see around them, and it's no wonder why! Come join us in exploring our traveling exhibit, Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art, Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex, by learning about the animals that inspired these artists and by meeting our own live animal muse!


Everyone Loves Babies!

Saturday, March 21, 2015; 10 am and 11 am
Do animals have families? Some animals are protective parents, just like people! We’ll sing a turtle love song, play a matchmaking game, and make cute critter crafts! Love is in the air!

For more information, please contact us at (213) 763-3499 or