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Community Quarry Day

October 12th Bring yourself, your family, or your friends to explore the geology of the quarry, engage in a macro-invertebrate stream study, and explore the flora surrounding the quarry!

Make & Mingle

October 26th - Monster Maker Mashup! Click for more details

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.

 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


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

Senior: $6| Student: $6

2 & Under FREE


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Asheville, NC 28801

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Saturday STEAM: Harmonograph Demonstration
Sep 22, 2018

Love Math, Art & Science? Come visit us in the AMOS STEM lab from 2:00-4:00pm to make a unique piece of art using a tool called a harmonograph. A harmonograph is a mechanical apparatus that employs pendulums to create a geometric image. The drawings created typically are Lissajous curves, or related drawings of greater comp...


Science Pub: From Kepler’s Monsters to Thurston’s Doughnut
Sep 28, 2018

Tilings, the filling of a plane by regular shapes, are all around us. Brick buildings, bathroom floors, and insect eyes are all made up of tilings. We will explore how to fill a plane with regular polygons, odd shapes, and aperiodic tilings. We will also look at the art, history, and geometry of tilings, from Islamic...

STEM Badge Workshops (Girl Scouts)
Sep 29, 2018

9:00-10:30 Mechanical Engineering (Model Car Design) Daisies $10 each + one chaperone 11:00-12:30 Mechanical Engineering (Fling Flyer) Brownies $10 each + one chaperone   Register Here: https://www.girlscoutsp2p.org/en/events/event-cal...