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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

Wild Wednesday: Return of the Nemo Scavenger Hunt June 1, 2016 Dragonfly Theatre

We lost Nemo again! Come help us find him and learn why Nemo needs to be returned to the ocean promptly. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. …

Envirocaching June 4, 2016


Hummingbirds are back! Do you know what to feed them? May 27, 2016

After migrating to warmer climates for the winter, hummingbirds have returned to Charlotte and recently were spotted in front of Charlotte Nature Museum. Director Marvin Bouknight used a slow-motio…

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