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What's Happening This Week at Charlotte Nature Museum

September 24 - September 30, 2016


Wild Wednesday: Peculiar Pine Cones Everyone is Invited

September 28, 2016, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

What happens when a pine cone is wet? What happens when it is hot and dry? Perform some pine cone experiments and find out what pine cones are able to do and why at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab.


Featured Shows

Don't Make a Pet of Me

Not every animal makes a good pet. Get the story first hand from the animals. While searching for her baby bird, Mama Bird learns many of her wild … Learn More

Creatures of the Night

Join us for a fun game sitting around the campfire in the Nature Dome's woods. Listen for the sounds of different nocturnal animals as Grandpa Tree jo… Learn More

Animal Feedings & Encounters

Meet and greet live animal ambassador species and observe feedings while learning more about the species and their habitats. Get up-close and explore … Learn More

Hours of Operation

noon - 5:00 p.m.
Closed (with exceptions*)
Tues - Fri
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

*Open September 5, December 26, January 16, February 20, April 10 and May 29

Closed Easter Sunday, September 6 – 9, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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Charlotte Nature Museum

1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC 28209

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