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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

Earth Day Play Date April 19, 2014 Charlotte Nature Museum

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 19 Activities are free with Museum admission Celebrate Earth Day at Charlotte Nature Museum by getting your kids outside to connect with nature in Fort Wild! Observe demonstrations on backyard gardening …

A Night Out for Nature April 26, 2014
Fairy Festival May 17, 2014
Farm Day June 21, 2014


Ask a Naturalist: What's the difference between venomous and poisonous? April 17, 2014

Did you know that venomous and poisonous are not the same thing? A lot of times, we use the word poisonous as a blanket term for all animals that have toxins that can hurt us, but venomous and pois…

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