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.
Road Salt: A 4500 Mile Journey
Artist Allison Cekala traces Boston's road salt to its origin in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile through video and still photography.
Big Bird's Adventure: One World, One Sky
Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street and learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, and more!
Afternoon Report: What's New with Road Salt?
Learn where road salt comes from, where it ends up, and how we seek to balance our short-term needs with long-term environmental consequences.
Travel to Alaska, Hawaii, and the Kingdom of Tonga to see how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play, and care for their young.
Big Fish: With Science Journalist Paul Raeburn
Before the film, journalist and author Paul Raeburn offers a scientific exploration of the role fathers play in their children's lives.
Evil Dead II: With Dr. Steven Schlozman
Listen as psychiatrist Steven Schlozman gives an overview of the neurobiology of our affinity for scary movies, then watch the film!
Crops, Water, and Climate Change: What Can We Learn from the Maya?
Transform your understanding of the collapse of the Maya and what can be learned from their wondrous achievements and mysterious demise.
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.
The Origins of Maya Civilization: New Insights from Ceibal
Learn how anthropologists Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan have revolutionized our understanding of the Maya.
Free Film Fridays
Thanks to generous support from MathWorks, all films in the Mugar Omni Theater each Friday in March (6, 13, 20, and 27) are free!
Arsenic and Old Lace: With Journalist Deborah Blum
Watch Cary Grant discover that his two beloved aunts are poisoning lonely old men, and learn all about arsenic — from past to present.
Food on Film Presents: FED UP
Join Mark Hyman, a physician featured in the film, for a screening and discussion of the defining public health issue of our time.
Cosmic Loops: Music Beneath the Stars
Soar through nebulas, black holes, and time itself as two accomplished musicians celebrate Einstein's theory of relativity in the Planetarium.
Depression, Suicide, and Resilience
Step into the world of depression and to the forefront of techniques that may reduce its pervasiveness and the incidence of suicide.
The Science Behind the Stars
Save the date for the 6th annual signature event of the Museum of Science, The Science Behind the Stars!
J-Walt's Spontaneous Fantasia
Sample a virtual reality where 3-D dancing figures and landscapes are all designed from scratch and in real time in the Planetarium.