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Support AMOS!

Now through December 31st explore how you can support your local science museum and receive amazing incentive prizes.

Bill Nye Coming to AVL!

Join us April 1st, 2018 at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium for Bill Nye's Conversation on EXTREME Weather!

Make & Mingle

November 30th Corny Crafts: Book Binding- Click for more details!

Holiday Mini-Camps

Click for details! Pre-register or drop-in and drop-off at any of our science based, holiday-themed mini-camps!

The Downtown Experience

Book today! Take your students on an educational journey through the heart of Asheville!

Mission Statement

The Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is Western North Carolina’s home for experiential science learning, discovery, and exploration.  AMOS strives to spark the imagination and foster lifelong curiosity.

We have plenty of science to come and explore including our brand new Colburn Hall of Minerals, the STEM lab, our interactive panorama screen, the AMOS Mars Rover, our Teratophoneus dinosaur skeleton and fossil dig, Southern Appalachian Forest, Terrabox elevation simulator, Toddler Nest, Hurricane Simulator, fun temporary exhibits, and an exciting new gift shop.

 Now open!

AMOS is excited to announce the installation of the French Broad River water table!  Come splash with us and learn how human actions affect the health of our local river ecosystem.

Thank you to our generous sponsors for making the newest AMOS exhibit possible: Duke Energy Water Resources Fund, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, New Belgium Brewing Company, Hedrick Industries, and Jeffrey V. & Dianna Goodman.


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Sunday: 1pm-5pm


Adult: $7 | Children: $6 | Military: $6

Senior: $6| Student: $6

2 & Under FREE


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Asheville, NC 28801

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Little Explorers Club: Potatoes!
Nov 16, 2018

Experience and explore the Asheville Museum of Science with your 3-5 year old during our exclusive preschool STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) time! Each L.E.C. program begins with a focus on literacy, followed by an age appropriate experiment and time to play in the exhibit hall before we open to the general public. Celebrate...


Science Pub: A Toast to the Scientists of Black Mountain College
Nov 16, 2018

Open only 23 years, from 1933 to 1956, Black Mountain College has become famous for the many artists who were faculty or students at the college. These individuals have had a profound influence on modern and contemporary art. Recently there have been national and international exhibitions dedicated to the influence and legacy of BMC. There...

Girls Scouts STEM Badge Workshop: Mechanical Engineering
Nov 17, 2018

This workshop is for Jrs wishing to earn their STEM badge in Mechanical Engineering. To register please visit the Peaks to Piedmont events calendar: https://www.girlscoutsp2p.org/en/events/event-cal...