Coming Soon

With new exhibits and shows opening all the time, the Museum is never the same place twice. Learn more about what's coming up in the next few months.

  • We Are Aliens!

    This new Planetarium show explores how our understanding of life on Earth guides the search for alien life elsewhere in the universe.

  • Mystery of the Maya

    Take a breathtaking trip through Maya culture and history with a modern-day archaeologist and a young Maya descendant.

  • Galapagos

    Journey with marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin of the Smithsonian Institution on her first trip to the famed archipelago.

  • Tales of the Maya Skies

    Learn how science, art, and mythology connected the Maya to the universe as you immerse yourself in the beauty of Chichen Itza, Mexico.

  • Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed

    Uncover the rise and eventual decline of this complex civilization, including its social, natural, and spiritual realms.

  • Astronomy After Hours

    How awesome is astronomy? Participate in the Museum's free Friday night astronomy activities, including stargazing and more, and find out!

  • Book Club for the Curious

    The Book Club for the Curious is designed especially for those who are interested in science and technology and how it impacts our society.

  • Tapped: Inside the Bottled Water Industry

    Go behind the scenes into the unregulated world of the bottled water industry with the film Tapped and an illuminating discussion.

  • Member Appreciation Night

    Join us for a night of exclusive access the Exhibit Halls, and complimentary tickets to the Butterfly Garden and new 4-D Theater!

  • Women in Science and Engineering Luncheon

    Join us for networking and a seated lunch featuring a presentation by Sangeeta N. Bhatia, MD, PhD, on micro- and nanotechnology in medicine.

  • The Buzz about Bees

    Venture to the Bantam Cider Tap Room in Somerville for artisanal cider tastings, honey from around the world, and a discussion about bees!

  • The Gentleman Thief

    Dare to join sleight-of-hand artist Apollo Robbins for an interactive evening and captivating conversation with MIT neuroscientist John Gabrieli.

  • College Night

    College students enjoy free Exhibit Halls admission, plus discounted tickets to the Mugar Omni Theater, 4-D Theater, Planetarium, and more!

  • Let's Talk About Food Festival featuring the Endless Table and the Lexicon of Sustainability

    Join foodies, experts, and your neighbors in Boston's Copley Square for a day of engagement and conversation about our changing food system.

  • Anne Neely: Artist Talk & Gallery Walk

    Journey into the artist's painting process and the making of Water Stories, and hear an expert's insights on today's water issues.

  • Assistive Technology Clothing Design

    Join us for a sneak peek at prototype designs for assistive clothing and check out creations that are both fashionable and functional!

  • Member Preview – Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed

    Be among the first to delve into an intriguing ancient civilization at our newest temporary exhibition!

  • Cosmic Loops: Music Beneath the Stars

    Experience the moment of creation during a live performance — the music complemented by stunning visions on the Planetarium dome overhead.

  • 50th Anniversary Bradford Washburn Award

    Save the date for the 50th anniversary Bradford Washburn Award on Thursday, October 23 at the Museum of Science!

  • Member Appreciation Weekend: Haunted Halls

    We're transforming our Exhibit Halls into a Halloween-themed party! Celebrate with family fun, hands-on activities, prizes, and more!

  • Member Overnight

    Gather your friends and family for an evening with the Exhibit Halls to yourselves (plus or minus a few dozen other members)!

  • National Chemistry Week Celebration

    Watch professor Bassam Shakhashiri's demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities celebrating The Sweet Side of Chemistry — Candy!

  • Sleep, Memory, and Dreams: How Your Brain Keeps Working All Night

    Investigate the tireless work that goes into making us feel refreshed during this Lee and Nile Albright Annual Symposium.