Monday, January 20, 2014




Holiday Lights in The Lab  |  10:30 - 2:30

Many of us have changed our house lights to energy-efficient CFLs, but is there a good choice for decorative lights? Build circuits out of holiday lights, explore electricity as you play music with different conductive objects, and figure out what makes some lights more energy efficient.


Museum members get 10% off!

Enjoy a cup of gourmet coffee and browse the choice selection of items at our new Elements, Museum Store and Coffee Bar.


11 AM

Butterfly Releases

Join us as we release new exotic butterflies into the Magic Wings Conservatory.
free with admission
2 PM

Meet the Keeper

Join Animal Keepers at our Explore the Wild animal exhibits and learn what it is like to care for black bears, red wolves and lemurs.
free with admission
2:30 PM

Spiders, Frogs and Other Feeding Frenzies

Join our Entomologist and watch as giant spiders, poison dart frogs and other predators in the Insectarium devour their daily meal.
free with admission
3 PM

Butterfly Releases

Join us as we release new exotic butterflies into the Magic Wings Conservatory.
free with admission
4:30 PM - 5 PM

Farmyard Up Close

Help the Animal Keepers close the Farmyard for the evening and learn more about your favorite Farmyard animals.
free with admission