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Planning a field trip? Our 2014-2015 Education Guide is now available. Click on Education to download. The Museum will be closed September 2 - 3 for staff development. Teen volunteers, we need you! Click on Support Us > Volunteer for details. From cake to snakes, Charlotte Nature Museum birthday parties are Wild By Nature.
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Walk among free-flying butterflies in Butterfly Pavilion, observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley, hang out in Our Big Backyard or explore the Paw Paw Nature Trail in the 100-year-old forest. While focusing on ages 3 - 7, ever-changing, hands-on programming provides the opportunity for structured learning and informal play for kids of all ages. Plan your visit today.

Upcoming Events

Reptile Roundup August 31, 2014 Dragonfly Theatre

August 30 & 31 The Museum is home to all kinds of reptiles —snakes, turtles, lizards and even an alligator. Join a Naturalist this weekend for an amazing animal encounter of the scaly kind. Join the fun at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre.…

Who Gives a Hoot? September 7, 2014
Wild Wednesday: Crafty Birds September 10, 2014


Enter to win: Campers organize recycled material sculpture contest July 17, 2014

Want to win a family 4-pack of tickets to Discovery Place? Then grab some recycled materials and get creative! Campers in this week's Leadership Development Summer Camp have organized a recycled…

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