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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.
Join the Balsam Mountain Trust to unveil the wonders of worms! We will learn about everything from worm anatomy to what the little critters do for us. Several discovery stations will be set up where you can get your hands dirty. We will talk about how worms can be used to reduce the waste...SEE ALL EVENTS
Perfect for elementary aged learners, our signature Semester of Science at AMOS is a four class series that meets for an hour and a half every month (Wednesdays in Spring). We will cover all the basics in this four-part series: Learn how to identify night constellations after entering our blow up planetarium. Discover what rocks...
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...