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Featured Live Show

Daily Planetarium Shows

Explore the moon, stars and beyond

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Live Animal Encounter

Meet and greet our resident animal ambassadors

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Discovery Place Nature Exploration Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of family fun in the mountains

Fri | May 04, 2018
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Alligator Feeding

Ever wonder what an alligator eats?

Featured Exhibition

Fort Wild

An outdoor exhibition that encourages imaginative play in a creative environment

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Paw Paw Nature Trail

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

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Insect Alley

Check out our live collection of insects and arthropods

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Peetie's Place

The perfect place for a story, puzzle or puppet show

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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

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Creature Cavern

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

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Beginnings

Kids explore the life cycles of young animals

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Guided Nature Walk

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

Sat | April 28, 2018
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Monthly Bird Walk

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

Sat | May 05, 2018
Featured Exhibition

Naturalist Lab

Take a closer look at nature's treasures

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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

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

Sat | October 13, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

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

Sat | June 09, 2018
Live Show

Story Time

Build early literacy skills through fun stories

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Merit Badge Workshop: Mammal Study

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

Sat | May 12, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Reptile & Amphibian Study

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to work toward your Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge

Sat | August 25, 2018
Featured Live Show

One World, One Sky

Explore the night sky with Big Bird & Elmo

Live Show

Puppet Show: Don't Make a Pet Out of Me

Learn why animals should stay in the wild

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A Rock’s Journey

Come prepared to get dirty as we make our own rocks

Wed | April 25, 2018
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International Astronomy Day

Join us for a day of special presentations in our dome planetarium

Sat | April 28, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Bird Study

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

Sat | September 08, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Insect Study

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

Sat | August 11, 2018