Charlotte Nature Museum is dedicated to providing high-quality, high-energy, nature-based learning that enlightens, educates and inspires. Programs and classes are available for pre-k through rising grade 2.
The Museum’s programs educate about the Carolinas’ native plants and animals and their roles in the environment. Register for an hour, a day or a weekend of discovery and increase your little ones’ awareness of the natural world through nature-based experiments, story time, puppet shows, arts and crafts, science-related games and up-close animal encounters.
Featuring live animals and plant life native to the Carolinas, Charlotte Nature Museum is a great place for students to develop a sense of wonder and appreciation of the natural world. Fun hands-on exhibits and innovative programming create a unique learning experience bringing nature-based lessons to life.
Register for a class with an experienced Charlotte Nature Museum educator. Classes may include live animals, creative experiments, outdoor hikes, crafts and more.Learn more about Field Trips and Classes
Charlotte Nature Museum is a living classroom offering workshops for all interests. Workshops are designed to meet the developmental needs of specific age groups and are conducted in a safe and nurturing environment. Fun, nature-based topics vary – participants may tour exhibits, encounter live animals, create arts and crafts or participate in cultural activities. Many programs offer take-home information and activities to reinforce the concepts learned during the day.Learn more about Workshops
Snails, slugs and bugs, oh my! Charlotte Nature Museum offers cool camps for little ones. From pre-k to rising grade 2, kids will discover amazing critters and natural treasures in a fun safe learning environment. Each camp offers a unique immersive experience as junior curators explore the outdoors, conduct experiments, meet baby animals and more!Learn more about Summer Camps