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Planning a field trip? Our 2015-2016 Education Guides are now available.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

Turtle Defense July 5, 2015 Dragonfly Theatre

July 4 & 5 Learn how different species of native turtles defend themselves, and see why the Box Turtle beats the rest! The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. …

Envirocaching July 11, 2015
Monthly Bird Walk July 12, 2015
Nature Trading Project July 12, 2015


Celebrate World Oceans as we dive into sea exploration June 12, 2015

Join us Saturday, June 20, for a day chock full of ocean exploration! Charlotte Nature Museum will Celebrate World Oceans as our June Creature Feature. We’ll be learning about the ocean and how we …

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