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Under the Stars

Join AMOS for our 4th annual fundraiser

Summer Science Camp

Join AMOS on UNCA's campus for a summer full of science fun

New Location & Exhibits

Enjoy the museum at half price through Spring 2017 as we complete exhibit construction.

Spotlight Campaign

Click here to become a part of our capital campaign!

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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 50% 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, Toddler Nest, Hurricane Simulator, fun temporary exhibits, and an exciting new gift shop.


Little Explorers Club|May 26th

Under the Stars|June 1st

Science Pub: At The Interface|June 23rd 

Curiosity Membership Sale!


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!


Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm


Adult: $4 | Children: $3.50 | Military: $3.50

Senior: $3.50 | Student: $3.50

3 & Under FREE


43 Patton Ave.

Asheville, NC 28801

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Little Explorers Club
May 26, 2017

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 specific theme. Beginning February 10th, all participants must...


The Songs of Trees | Book Signing
May 31, 2017

David Haskell’s award-winning The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement. Now, Haskell brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring the trees’ connections with webs of fungi, bacterial communities, cooperative and destructive animals, and...

Under the Stars
Jun 1, 2017

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