Natural History Museum

Explore the natural world past and present with dinosaur specimen exhibitions, North American and African diorama halls, and gem and mineral collections.

The Nature Gardens allow visitors to spot birds and butterflies and explore an edible garden. The Nature Lab features live animals, touchable specimens, citizen science projects and multi-media. Dino Lab allows visitors to watch the assemblage of real dinosaur fossils.

Plus, enjoy seasonal exhibitions such as the Butterfly Pavilion in the spring and Spider Pavilion in fall, check website for dates.

Kids also enjoy sleepovers, Critter Club (3-5 years olds), Junior Scientists (6-9), and teen programs, plus spring and summer camps.

Admission: $7-15. Free admission day: first Tuesdays of every month. Museum open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.