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Online Resources & Activities Portal

Looking for easy-to-access educational activities, videos, and resources for your kids, students, or even just for yourself? Visit this educational one-stop-shop webpage based on NYSM research and collections.

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Facebook Live Field Trips to the NYSM

Join us for virtual field trips to the NYSM where you can engage with scientists, educators, and historians as they take you behind the scenes to highlight cool finds and facts from our exhibits and collections! Videos of the field trips will also be made available on our YouTube channel. 

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Postponed: Women of Science

The “Women of Science” program originally scheduled for Saturday, March 14 has been postponed. Thank you.



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Brain Food for the Curious

Bring your lunch and enjoy short, informative talks with State Museum scientists, historians, and curators on select Tuesdays through March, 2020.

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A New York Minute In History

This new podcast series provides a rich audio experience that explores the story of New York State and the unique tales of New Yorkers. 

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Ice Ages

This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.

Rendered view of museum renovation proposal

The State Museum is proud to share a master plan for the renovation of the Museum's galleries. The master plan calls for 35,000 square feet of new...

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