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.
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.
In this introduction to robotics, we use LEGO EV3 robots to learn the following skills; Making and saving files Building Robots Programming robots to solve problems and challenges $30 per participant. Please Regi...SEE ALL EVENTS
Join us in the STEM lab between 2:00pm-4:00pm to learn about native bats in Western North Carolina. At this workshop, you’ll learn about the amazing diversity of bats living in Western North Carolina and how they interact with their environment, including people. You’ll also help contribute to bat conservation by constructing bat boxes that will...
Perfect for elementary aged learners, our signature Semester of Science at AMOS is a four class series that meets for an hour and a half every month (Wednesdays in Spring). We will cover all the basics in this four-part series: Learn how to identify night constellations after entering our blow up planetarium. Discover what rocks...