Museum of

Natural Sciences Outreach

About Us 

The Museum of Natural Sciences is closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are also suspending all public programming and events, including the May/June field trips. We look forward to welcoming visitors again when it is safe to do so.

The Museum of Natural Sciences invites everyone to explore the evolutionary and geological history of the Earth from the view of natural science through displays of living plants, animals, fossils, rocks and minerals. The Museum of Natural Sciences illustrates some of the breadth and diversity of the natural sciences; it also serves as a teaching resource for university and grade-school students, as well as several thousand visitors that pass through annually.

School Field Trips

Guided Field Trips

The Museum of Natural Sciences offers a free field trip program in May and June. You are invited to visit the university with your class and participate in tours and hands-on science activities. Click here for more information.

Self-Guided Field Trips

The Museum of Natural Sciences welcomes school groups to come and visit. The Museum is a unique destination for field trips and fun educational experiences. Admission to the Museum of Natural Sciences is FREE. If you are coming with a group of 10 or more, please book a visit to reserve your spot and avoid conflict with other groups or events. Note that group visits are self-guided. You can find some resources to help you plan your visit here.

Science on Saturdays

The Science Outreach Team partners with the Museum of Natural Sciences to offer Science on Saturdays where we welcome general public visitors to explore a variety of science topics with hands-on activities for Museum visitors of all age from September to April. Visitors can learn about topics like computer science as they program robots, and the physics of projectiles as they build marshmallow catapults. If you want to receive updates on Science on Saturdays and other Museum activities, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!

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