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WEDNESDAYS at 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., & 3:15 p.m.
Preschool Room Story Time

Bring your children ages 3-5 to Preschool Room Story Time to hear a story, make a craft, and meet an animalRegular museum admission. Free for Members.

NOW – MAY 12, 2019
Ocean Bound Exhibit

Journey through watersheds to see how everyone’s actions on land affect our ocean. Make it rain in a large 3-D watershed model! Pilot a full-size two-station “submersible” from mountain stream to the ocean. Encounter eye-popping aquatic species and ecosystems along the way! Be a biologist and go deeper. Guide “water” safely through a hazardous maze. Flip paddles and divert “pollutants” as they travel through stormwater drains. Discover how river otters made a comeback. Spot the polluters and be a Watershed Warrior! What can YOU do in your watershed to protect our ocean? Find out in Ocean Bound!

SATURDAY, APRIL 27  4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Birdsong & Bluegrass

Good food, good music, and birdsong: what a great way to enjoy spring! Join us for the third annual Birdsong and Bluegrass event.

Click here for the full line-up, admission prices, and event details. Take a guided nature walk, listen to bluegrass music, explore hands-on birding activities and see a spectacular live birds of prey program as part of our celebration of International Migratory Bird Day. This event is also scout-friendly. Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi who attend will meet requirements toward their IMBD patch and Cub Scouts will meet requirements for the Naturalist Badge.

Admission for Non-Members is $10 for adults, $6 for youth ages 3 – 18, ages under 3 are free.

Admission for Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation Members is $8 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3 – 18, ages under 3 are free.

Check back soon for an event schedule/map.

Animals and activities subject to change.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Snake Day

See, touch, and learn about live snakes with our experts! Discover how to distinguish venomous snakes from non-venomous snakes in our herpetologist’s one-hour presentations at 10 a.m. and 12p.m.

Live snakes will be exhibited with experts on-hand to answer your questions from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Crafts and activities about our favorite reptiles are ongoing from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

$6 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3 and up. Under 3 are FREE. Museum Members are FREE.

Don’t let this event slither away!