Creatures of Light

Wed Jun 2, 2021 - Sun Sep 5, 2021- see all dates
10:00am ET
All ages
Free with museum admission
American Museum of Natural History

Explore the extraordinary organisms that glow, from deep-sea squid that flash and sparkle like fireworks to dazzling fireflies that illuminate backyards at dusk. Discover how light is used to attract a mate, lure prey, and defend against predators.

Timed-entry tickets must be reserved in advance, online. Mask wearing and social distancing are required in the museum.

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