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Make & Mingle

AMOS is proud to announce our newest adults only event series! Click for more details!

The Downtown Experience

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

An Astronaut Landed!

AMOS was honored to have Joan Higginbotham, the third African American woman to go into space, visit the museum last week. She inspired guests with her motivation that "nothing is out of reach!"

Uncover Our Offerings

Check out all of our special events & programming on our events calendar!

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.

 Coming Soon!

AMOS is excited to announce the installation of the French Broad River water table!  Funding provided by the Duke Energy Water Resources Foundation has made this exhibit possible.  Stay tuned for an exciting unveiling event this summer!


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Sunday: 1pm-5pm


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Senior: $6| Student: $6

2 & Under FREE


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Asheville, NC 28801

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Saturday STEAM: Space Junk
Aug 18, 2018

Think asteroids and meteorites are a serious threat? You should learn about the growing amount of human made Space Junk that not litters near earth orbits, it is traveling up to 22,000 miles an hour in a beehive of potential collisions.  This debris has become a threat to all spacecraft in Earth orbit. Join us...


3D Printing workshop
Aug 27, 2018

Curious about 3d Printing? Want to feel like an expert on this amazing technology in only 1.5 hours? Join us in the AMOS STEM lab for a workshop on how to design objects using computer aided design tools such as TinkerCad. In our first hour we will be getting used to the tools of design, hardware...

Science Pub: Engineering Science
Aug 31, 2018

Join us at the Collider August 31, for free beer and a stimulating talk about the science of machining with mechanical engineer, Bethany Stolevski. Doors open at 5:30 pm and talks begin a...