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School's Out - Museum's In

School's Out / Museum's In

February 16-17, and February 19-22
From paper crafts to lab experiments and exhibit tours galore, there will be plenty of programs on hand to keep the entire family engaged and entertained!

26th Annual James Campbell Gem and Mineral Logo

26th Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show & Sale

Saturday, February 23 - Sunday, February 24
$5/Adult (cash only). Children 12 and under free
Vendors from throughout the Northeast display and sell gems, jewelry, minerals, lapidary equipment, fossils, and much more!


Women of Science

Women of Science at the New York State Museum

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Join us for an exciting day of activities celebrating the amazing women scientists working at the New York State Museum! Promising compelling lectures, fun experiments, and intriguing “Ask a Scientist” panels, this family-friendly event will engage and educate inquiring minds of all ages!

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Brain Food for the Curious: Short Talks at Lunchtime

October 2018 - March 2019
Join us select Tuesdays each month as our museum scientists, curators and historians discuss fascinating facts, riveting research, and captivating curiosities!

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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. 

Ice Ages

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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