Your home for wonder, curiosity, & discovery
84 acres of open-ended science and nature experiences designed to spark imagination, creativity, and new ways of thinking about our world
The place to inspire the next generation of creators, thinkers, and problem-solvers
A brighter future starts with wonder.
More than ever, it’s essential to play, learn, ask questions, and embrace science as a way of understanding our world. The fun of discovery is the first step on a lifelong adventure of learning.
Your best destination for innovative science education and learning
With one-of-a-kind educational experiences inside and outside of the classroom, the Museum of Life and Science offers new ways to better understand our world and prepare young minds for the future.
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Animal Care Director Sherry Samuels on the life of Virginia Bear
Summer Camps: Don't miss out!
Museum summer camps are back in 2021! Check out what we’re offering. Spots are filling up fast!
Science Nights: Animal Adventures
Experience a live encounter with some of the amazing creatures who call the Museum home.
Climb, build, splash, and discover how mountains rise, how rocks turn to sand, and how water shapes the planet.
This school year is overwhelming for many families. We can help! Let us support and enhance your child’s weekly learning at the Museum.
Explore our two-acre, nature playscape featuring treehouses, a flowing streambed, and more
An immersive experience with hundreds of tropical butterflies in a lush rainforest environment
Join us every Wednesday for experiments you can do at home and LIVE streaming sessions with our educators.
Virtual AfterHours: Beer 101
Spring is here and that means it’s time for another edition of our Virtual AfterHours Beer 101 series!