Explore the Stoll Wing dioramas with a museum educator and learn about adaptations, the effects of climate change, and the importance of protecting the planet.
Join an educator in the Hall of Fishes, explore the vertical distribution of ocean life, and examine preserved invertebrate, fish, and mammal specimens.
Tour the collections of the Memorial Wing and Stoll Wing wildlife dioramas and examine preserved mammal, reptile, and bird specimens.
Tour the Hall of Fishes, learn about William Vanderbilt’s expeditions to collect for his little museum, and examine preserved invertebrate, fish, and mammal specimens.
Visit the Hall of Fishes and wildlife dioramas to discover the fascinating variety of sharks in the world’s oceans, examine preserved shark specimens and create shark-tooth necklaces.
Tour one of the few remaining Gold Coast estates and discover William Vanderbilt’s passion for automobile racing, yachting, and collecting.
Explore the natural history collections and learn about William Vanderbilt’s passion for automobile racing, exploration, and collecting for his little museum.
Explore a 21st Dynasty Egyptian mummy and coffin and x-rays and learn about William Vanderbilt’s visits to Egypt.
Tour the Memorial Wing and Stoll Wing, discover the diversity of life from the rainforests to the Sudan grasslands, examine preserved specimens, and create fun dioramas.
Students will use costumes to illustrate the characteristics of insects, search for specimens, and design their own lepidoptera.
Students will examine a 21st Dynasty mummy and coffin, recent X-rays, and create hieroglyph bookmarks.
Students will discover the cultures and nature of the islands of the South Pacific as they search for artifacts, examine preserved corals, and create model outrigger canoes.
Visit the Hall of Fishes, examine preserved marine specimens, explore taxonomy, and create individual watercolor illustrations.
Discover the eclectic personality of William Vanderbilt’s summer residence, explore the Memorial Wing galleries, and search for architectural elements in the courtyard.
Visit the Hall of Fishes, explore the vertical distribution of ocean life, examine preserved invertebrate, fish, and mammal specimens, and create watercolor illustrations.
Come visit the summer residence and collections of William K. Vanderbilt II and discover how the Vanderbilt family contributed to the development of New York State.
Tour the Hall of Fishes, explore the structure of preserved fish and marine invertebrates, learn about the methods of preservation used in the collections, and create detailed watercolor illustrations.