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Summer Camp 2020

Summer Camp 2020 Registration is now open!

Book the STEM Lab

Party with us most weekends! Birthday parties include activities and games in the STEM Lab!

Book your dates today

Start planning for the school year with field trips!

Our Mission

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 Colburn Hall of Minerals, the STEM lab, our interactive panorama screen, Teratophoneus dinosaur skeleton and fossil dig, Southern Appalachian Forest tree climb, Terrabox elevation simulator, Toddler Nest, fun temporary exhibits, and museum store.

Now open!

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.


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Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm


Adult: $8 | Children: $7 | Military: $7

Senior: $7| Student: $7

2 & Under FREE


43 Patton Ave.

Asheville, NC 28801

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STEAM Activities in the STEM Lab
Feb 23, 2020

Star Stories Join us most Sunday afternoons for a tour of the night time sky led by Star Guy Gary in our inflatable astronomy dome! This event is free with the price of admission. Seating is limited; first come, first served. As Gary is a rock star volunteer, schedule is subject to last minu...


Homeschool Spring Semester – Session 1
Feb 25, 2020

AMOS’ Homeschool spring semester is perfect for elementary aged learners, ages 6-11 years old. Our signature Semester of Science is a four-class series that meets each month from February through May. For the spring 2020 semester we will learn about the human body, discover the wonderful world of plants, explore WNC’s biodiversity through the connectedness...

Little Explorer’s Club: Look Closer Discovery
Feb 28, 2020

Join an AMOS Educator for a Preschool Science Experience!  Magnifying lenses, microscopes and digital zooming! Let’s take a closer look at the world around us. The 1st and 3rd Friday of each month we open the museum early for our Preschool Program.  Join us as we explore fun new topics about science each month related...