Young museum visitors look as specimens during a bicentennial event

On selected weekends and holidays during the year, families can create crafts, engage in special interactive activities, examine museum specimens, meet live animals, and see special presentations. Free with museum admission.


  • Frog Jump Day

    Saturday May 13 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Hop on over to our pad for some ribbiting programming on National Frog Jump Day as we say goodbye to the special exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.
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