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

Soft Opening

Enjoy the museum's soft opening with 25% admission

Field-Trips and More

AMOS hosts field-trips, birthday parties, and facility rentals!

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 are incredibly excited to embark on our new journey as the Asheville Museum of Science! Currently, we are working hard to complete our exhibits and become fully operational. Until then, we will be open to the public at a 25% discount, seven days a week!

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, Toddler Nest, Hurricane Simulator, fun temporary exhibits, and an exciting new gift shop.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Homeschool Monday | 11/27

Educator Open House | 11/28

AMOS Receives Grant For River Table

New Podcast Episode, Out Now!

Curiosity Membership Sale!

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AMOS Spotlight Campaign!

October 2015, the museum was awarded a $400,000 grant from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority which kicked-off our campaign! This grant money is a key component to our Spotlight Campaign, rebranding from the Colburn Earth Science Museum, and relocation in the center of town. Phase I of our relocation is complete in the Wells Fargo building on Patton Ave and Church St.  As we are in our soft opening phase, we will continue to build new exhibits in anticipation of our completion later this year.

To learn more about this grant and our exciting future as we transition to the Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS), read this article from Mountain Xpress and click through our Spotlight Campaign Materials.

Click Here to donate towards the Spotlight Campaign!

 

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Soft Opening Rates in effect!

Hours:

Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Admission:

Adult: $6 | Children: $5.25 | Military: $5.25

Senior: $5.25| Student: $5.25

3 & Under FREE

Location:

43 Patton Ave.

Asheville, NC 28801

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EVENTS

Closed For Thanksgiving
Nov 23, 2017

We will be closed today, and will re-open tomorrow (11/24) at 10 AM. Have a wonderful Tha...

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Little Explorers Club
Nov 24, 2017

REGISTER HERE FOR LITTLE EXPLORERS CLUB (Nov. 24th) On the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month preschoolers (3-5yrs.) can enjoy Little Explorers Club! Preschoolers and caregivers will have exclusive access to AMOS from 9-9:45 am for guided activities, free play, and exploration! Each month AMOS will design the Little Explorers Club activities around a...

Homeschool Monday: Exploring Our Solar System
Nov 27, 2017

REGISTER HERE During this Homeschool Monday program, parents are invited to participate with their student, as we delve into outer space! Join us for a hands-on lesson taught by AMOS educators. During this open ended lesson, students will explore the solar system in our inflatable planetarium, Homeschool Monday’s are 50-minutes classes taught in our STEM...