Explore the Museum’s Exhibits to solve the clues and learn more about the importance of an animal's bones. All vertebrates have a backbone and skeletal structure for support and strength. Many of these bones are uniquely formed to help serve a function that helps these animals survive. Can you find
Saturday, October 30 from 10 am - 3 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Join us for a spider-filled Fall Fun Day. See if you can find them all in the spider-themed scavenger hunt in the Exhibits. Come learn about super spider powers in the Science on the Spot presentations.
One Wednesday a month from 9 - 9:45 amSeptember 1, October 6, November 17, & December 15$10 (+ tax) for 1 child & 1 adult; $10 (+ tax) for an additional childFor children ages 2 - 3Limited spots available; advance registration recommended. Come join the fun in these wonderfully engaging
Saturday, July 2410 am - 3 pmCost: FREE for Members or with General AdmissionThe natural world is always changing. Natural disasters like tornados, volcanic eruptions, storms, and erosion can leave destruction in their wake. But did you know that even though these extreme events wreak havoc on
Live Animal PresentationTuesdays in July at 2 pmJuly 6, July 13, July 20, & July 27Cost: FREE for Members or with General Admission Join us for this 20-30 minute meet & greet presentation with some of the Museum’s live Animal Ambassadors. Animals included will depend on
Monday, August 2 & Monday, September 68 am - 3 pm$140 (+ tax) per participant, per day, $15 Member DiscountGrade Level: 4th - 8th Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an entomologist or to work at the Cook Museum of Natural Science? What would you have to know? What would you get
Wednesday, August 18 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission What does it mean to be a "true turtle"? Come learn about turtles, tortoises, and terrapins in this brief Question and Answer session with Animal Care.
Wednesday, August 11 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Come learn more about Kale, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, and how he came to make the Museum his forever home in this brief Question & Answer session with Animal Care.
Wednesday, August 4 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Join us at the Cook Museum as Sarah May, the Museum’s Ectotherm Specialist, discusses insect life that occurs at night – the chirping you hear, the fireflies you see, and the pollinating that happens. Also learn about how you
Wednesday, July 21 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Coral reefs are one of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth and are home to 25% of all marine life! Their health is crucial to the oceans. Come learn more about coral reefs and the Museum’s coral tank in this brief
Wednesday, July 14 at 2 pmFREE for Members or with General Admission Come learn about the hellbender, the largest amphibian in North America and its listing as Near Threatened Conservation Status. This presentation will include a brief Question & Answer session with Animal Care.