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Featured Live Show

Daily Planetarium Shows

Explore the moon, stars and beyond

Featured Live Show

Animal Feedings & Encounters

Meet and greet our native species

Featured Exhibition

Fort Wild

An outdoor exhibition that encourages imaginative play in a creative environment


Paw Paw Nature Trail

For nature lovers of all ages, an easy-to-navigate trail alive with native flora and fauna


Insect Alley

Check out our live collection of insects and arthropods


Peetie's Place

The perfect place for a story, puzzle or puppet show


Our Big Backyard

Discover the world of animals who live under the ground

Featured Exhibition

Butterfly Pavilion

Walk among free-flying butterflies and native plants


Creature Cavern

Go nose-to-nose with opossums, owls, snakes and more



Kids explore the life cycles of young animals


Guided Nature Walk

Join us the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk on the Paw Paw Nature Trail

September 30 - December 30, 2017

Monthly Bird Walk

Join a Museum naturalist to discover year-round & seasonal birds

October 7 - December 2, 2017
Featured Exhibition

Naturalist Lab

Take a closer look at nature's treasures


Merit Badge Workshop: Astronomy

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Astronomy Merit Badge

October 21, 2017

Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

September 23, 2017