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Women of Science

Saturday, March 14
Join us for hands-on activities and lectures highlighting the work of several of the women scientists right here at the New York State Museum! Bring the entire family as they discuss the scientific fields in which they work and the variety of opportunities available to inspiring young scientists!

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Registration Open for Capital Region History Day

Calling all 6th-12th grade students and teachers! Discover how to make your own history at this year's Capital Region History Day competition on March 21, 2020. Register today!

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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. 

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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