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Let Us Bug You!

Check out our permanent Insect Zoo exhibit! We have bugs all year round.
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The Museum is Alive!

Meet our fabulous live animals and the people who take care of them! 
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What Kind of Dinosaur Are You?

Do you prefer veggies or meat? Do you like jogging or swimming? Ougoing or introspective? Answer some quick questions and discover what dinosaur you are! 
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Hey, 3- to 5-year-olds! This Club's for You!


Live animals, story times, songs, and art experiences are just some of the fun activities we have planned for you. Critter Clubs are for 3- to 5-year-olds and a participating adult. They are family-friendly events, occurring monthly, that introduces the Museum's live animals to visitors and weave in science topics, such as metamorphosis and camouflage. Our educators are experts at bringing fun and knowledge together!  

FREE with paid Museum admission. Events are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations required, but tickets are very limited, so arrive early! 

On occasion, we do change the date, so watch this website. See below for upcoming classes.



Cretaceous Critters

Saturday, December 20, 2014; 10 am & 11 am
Come and roar like a Tyrannosaurus and stomp like a Triceratops! We are going to learn all about dinosaurs and their friends from the Cretaceous. We will make a dino-mite craft and meet some other critters that walked alongside these giant animals!


Cold Weather Quest

Saturday, January 24, 2015; 10 am & 11 am
Birds fly south for the winter, but what do turtles do? Help us find winter habitats for our animal friends. 


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