Birding in the Collections
Can’t wait until spring to see wood warblers and tanagers? Curious to learn about bird families from distant lands? Join us as we peruse the museum’s collection of over 5500 bird specimens. From tropical Sword-billed Hummingbirds to extinct Passenger Pigeons, you can view the wonders of the avian world up close and without the need of your binoculars. Please note: Vaults accessible by stairs only.
Museum: From Top to Bottom
Explore the museum’s archives and collection storage vaults with docent Mike McGinity to learn about the museum and its collections. Please note: Archives and vaults are only accessible by stairs.
Program fee per session: $3 per adult (includes museum admission)/Free for museum members. Pets are not permitted on walking tours. Children are not permitted in our lifelong learners programming. Pre-registration preferred, unless otherwise noted.
What are lifelong learners programs?
The Museum of Natural History and Planetarium offers tours, talks, drawing classes and other programs throughout the year for adult learners in our Lifelong Learners series. We have a variety of programming tailored for all kinds of lifelong learners.