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.
Discover more at the Museum
June 18, 6 – 9 pm
Join us for an evening of live music and exploration as we celebrate the upcoming arrival of the summer season!
AfterHours: Cider at its Core
June 25, 6 – 9 pm
An up-close look into the world of hard cider.
Summer Camps: Don't miss out!
Museum summer camps are back in 2021! Spots are filling up fast, but it’s not too late to find a camp for your kid today.
Climb, build, splash, and discover how mountains rise, how rocks turn to sand, and how water shapes the planet.
Explore our two-acre, nature playscape featuring treehouses, a flowing streambed, and more
Join us every Wednesday for experiments you can do at home and LIVE streaming sessions with our educators.
Nikon Small World
From now until July 23 visit the second-floor terrace gallery to view this incredible art showcase.
Alpacas receive their summer look
The alpacas are ready for summer after being recently sheared.
Why the COVID-19 vaccine matters and why it's safe
Don’t miss our all-new exhibit about the COVID-19 vaccine