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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

Exhibition

Paw Paw Nature Trail

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

Exhibition

Insect Alley

Check out our live collection of insects and arthropods

Exhibition

Peetie's Place

The perfect place for a story, puzzle or puppet show

Exhibition

Our Big Backyard

Discover the world of animals who live under the ground

Live Show

Puppet Show: Growing Up Wild

How do different species care for their young?

Featured Exhibition

Butterfly Pavilion

Walk among free-flying butterflies and native plants

Exhibition

Creature Cavern

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

Exhibition

Beginnings

Kids explore the life cycles of young animals

Featured Event

Guided Nature Walk

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

July 22, 2017
Event

Monthly Bird Walk

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

August 05, 2017
Featured Exhibition

Naturalist Lab

Take a closer look at nature's treasures

Event

Predator vs. Prey

Join us for a story about animal defenses

July 29, 2017
Event

Guess the Defense

Guess the correct animal defense mechanism & you could win a prize

July 26, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Astronomy

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

October 21, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

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

September 23, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

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

August 05, 2017