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Regular Hours:

Daily

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Sunday

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Members' Hours:

Tuesday

8:30 – 9:30 am

Sunday

10:00 – 11:00 am
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Notices

The Academy will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Rainforest will be closed Sep. 9 & 10

Naturalist Notebook 

August 10, 2014

DROP IN & DISCOVER

DROP IN & DISCOVER is a hands-on, naturalist program offered in the Naturalist Center during Sunday Members’ hours, 10am to 11am.

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Level 3, across from the Planetarium exit. Free with Academy membership.

 

January – Microscope Views

 

February

What can fur tell us about an animal’s environment? Feel and find out in the Naturalist Center during Members’ Hour Sundays in February.

 

March

Ever wonder what owls eat? Dissect an owl pellet in the Naturalist Center! (And you get to keep the bones, if you’d like!)

 

April 6 — May 11

Snake, Rattle and Roll — Slither up to the Naturalist Center to see how you measure up to some mighty long snakeskins!

 

May 18 through June

Shell Shock
 — Discover shells of all shapes, sizes, and functions and listen to why they make sound!

 

July

Skulls Alive! — Get hands-on with a wide variety of skulls.

 

August

Insect Inspectors
  — Become an insect inspector to discover these incredible creatures up close!

 

September

Birds, Birds, and More Birds –  Fly up to the Naturalist Center to discover surprising facts about some unique bird specimens!

 

October

Venoms of the WorldExplore the venomous specimens in the Naturalist Center and hear about animal venom around the world.

 

November

Just Chillin’Freeze! Stop what you’re doing and visit the Naturalist Center to explore some amazing ways animals survive winter.

More monthly themes, TBA.


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