The Museum's outdoor spaces are open to the public. We have different activities each day, so check our calendar to plan your visit. Indoor spaces are temporarily closed. The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf's outdoor spaces are open on Saturdays and Sundays from noon–4:00 PM.
August 14, 2020 Date

All Ages Events

Fossil Friday
Friday, August 14
Celebrate our region’s history of life with docents at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. Check out ammonites and whale bones, and compare...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Naturally Surprising Saturday
Saturday, August 15
You never know what our naturalists will surprise you with on Saturday! You might learn from Dr. Chlorophyll about the plants that grow in our neighborhood, learn to identify...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Shark Sunday
Sunday, August 16
Meet baby sharks and compare the jaws of different species up close. Discuss the truth about sharks in the ecosystem—and how they’re often misrepresented by the me...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wet Wednesday: Explore Intertidal Wonders
Wednesday, August 19
Meet and learn about the local inhabitants of the intertidal zone: sea stars, sea snails, sea cucumbers, and more. Sea Center interpreters and volunteers are ready to answer y...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Things You Otter Know Thursday
Thursday, August 20
Hear the story of sea otters from Sea Center interpreters and volunteers at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. Inspect rare specimens from our c...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Freaky Friday
Friday, August 21
Drop in on the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek to see a variety of interesting natural objects that make us say, “ew!” “weird!&r...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Naturally Surprising Saturday
Saturday, August 22
You never know what our naturalists will surprise you with on Saturday! You might learn from Dr. Chlorophyll about the plants that grow in our neighborhood, learn to identify...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Shark Sunday
Sunday, August 23
Meet baby sharks and compare the jaws of different species up close. Discuss the truth about sharks in the ecosystem—and how they’re often misrepresented by the me...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Wet Wednesday: Explore Intertidal Wonders
Wednesday, August 26
Meet and learn about the local inhabitants of the intertidal zone: sea stars, sea snails, sea cucumbers, and more. Sea Center interpreters and volunteers are ready to answer y...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Things You Otter Know Thursday
Thursday, August 27
Hear the story of sea otters from Sea Center interpreters and volunteers at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. Inspect rare specimens from our c...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM