Due to COVID-19, the Discovery Room is closed. An updated schedule will be coming soon! Please contact our Education Department with any questions.
Our Discovery Room is a hands-on exhibit space designed for visitors to explore museum objects in a stimulating and fun environment. Discover objects housed in the collection drawers, complete a series of tabletop activities, excavate dinosaur bones or simply examine the many wonders displayed in the room. All programs offered in the Discovery Room are free with museum admission.
Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. – noon.
Join us as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world!
Saturdays, 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sundays, 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Come to the Discovery Room for Discovery Time! Every week we will explore a different natural history topic through stories, crafts and museum objects and specimens.
Available every day at the front desk. Complete this scavenger hunt and take it to the Discovery Room to receive a prize!
Are you a visiting school group?
Discovery Room Sessions allow school groups to participate in free-choice learning opportunities and free play activities that enhance their understanding of natural and cultural history. These 25-minute sessions are most appropriate for Pre-K through grade 5 and are limited to a maximum of 25 students per session. Reserve your Discovery Room Session today!