Get a close look at some of the stranger specimens collected over the past 200 years. Learn how scientists prepare specimens for study and storage. Make your own weird-thing-in-a-jar craft to take home.
Weird-Thing-in-a-Jar Day is part of All-Star Week (Thursday through Sunday, December 27–30), when the Academy celebrates its most popular attractions with live animal shows, museum specimens, craft making, and storytelling. Free with museum admission.