Bill Nye Coming to AVL!
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.
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three chemists that advanced our capabilities for imaging molecules with scanning electron microscopy. With today’s technology, we enhance our senses to actually see atoms and molecules in action, yet chemists have known about atoms and molecules since the early 1800s. How did chemists get it right...SEE ALL EVENTS
A Basic Introduction to 3D Modeling A power hour introduction to 3D Modeling presented by Epic Games developer Tom Wright. Get your feet wet with this brief introduction to computer graphics using the free, open-source software, Blender 3D. Along with a quick overview of open-source and the software used to make film and games, we...
Join the Little Explorers Club and explore the Asheville Museum of Science with your 3-5 year old during our exclusive preschool STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) time (9AM to 10AM), the first and third Friday of each month. Each L.E.C. program begins with a focus on literacy or story time, followed by an age...