A blue butterfly.

Butterflies in Flight

Special Exhibition

Until March 31

Take a stroll among live butterflies!

Composite: A girl shines a flashlight on a dinosaur skull from her bed.

Nature Sleepovers

Sept 2019 – June 2020

Enjoy hands-on, guided activities, watch a 3D movie, and then sleep overnight in a gallery! (Plus general admission the next day). More information.

Sea star.

Refreshing Water

A Science Literacy Week Celebration

Learn about the fascinating plant and animal life found in tidal pools, and meet cave diver Jill Heinerth.

A woman wearing VR goggles.

Jurassic Flight

Immersive Birdly VR experience

Soar through the prehistoric skies, high above dinosaurs, and view the world from the perspective of a pterosaur.

View of the front doors.


  • 9 am – 5 pm
  • Thursdays: 9 am – 8 pm
  • Mondays: closed
  • All exceptions
Life-sized models of the dinosaurs Daspletosaurus torosus and Vagaceratops irvinensis in our fossil gallery.

Our Exhibitions

Windows on the natural world:
Fossils, Arctic, Water, Earth, Mammals, Birds, Nature Live and Special Exhibitions.