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Welcome to AMOS!

The Asheville Museum of Science is your home in WNC for exploratory science education!

Spring and Summer Camp!

Have your child join us for fun-filled, educational and experiential adventures this spring break and summer!

May 6th and May 20th!

NOTE: Dates for April Have changed. April 2022 dates are now 4/8 and 4/22 only. Spark imagination in you and your toddler in our little explorer's club!

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Welcome to the Asheville Museum of Science!

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.

Explore, Play, and Learn! The Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is a growing local science museum with interactive, hands-on exhibits for science lovers of all ages! We are Western North Carolina’s home for experiential science learning, discovery, and exploration. Young learners ages 3-12 will especially enjoy our exhibits and programs that strive to spark the imagination, fuel a passion for discovery and experimentation, and foster lifelong curiosity.

AMOS has a plethora of science to intrigue the zeal of every learner!

  • We proudly showcase the Colburn Hall of Minerals our gem and mineral collection, a local legacy loved by all
  • Our STEAM Lab(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) and Maker Space
  • Our astronomy and climate virtual display
  • The teratophoneus (or T. Curriei) dinosaur skeleton
  • Our main exhibit hall which includes our interactive astronomy and climate virtual display, French Broad water table, landscape sand table, forestry tree climb, and more!

Discovery awaits at the Asheville Museum of Science. Come grow with us!


Reservations required for guaranteed entry. Walk-ins accommodated as capacity allows.

Hours of Operation (General Public and Members)

Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Monday: 10am – 5pm

Tuesdays:  CLOSED

Wednesday: 10am – 4pm

Thursday: 11am – 5pm

Friday: 10am – 5pm

Saturday: 10am – 5pm

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*Please note that inclement weather or holidays may affect these hours. The museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. The museum will close early (3PM) on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Hours of Operation (Member-Exclusive)

Sunday: 11am – 1pm

Tuesday: 2pm – 5pm

Wednesday: 4pm – 6pm

Thursday: 9am – 11am

Saturday: 10am-5pm

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*Member-Exclusive Hours require advanced registration for guaranteed entry. Availability is affected by scheduled programming and staffing. Please note that inclement weather or holidays may affect these hours.

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Admission:

Reservations required for guaranteed entry. Walk-ins accommodated as capacity allows.

All visitors 3 years old and over: $9.00 per person

Children 2 & under are always FREE

Face masks are highly encouraged.

Click here for AMOS Curiosity Membership info!

We participate in the ASTC Passport Program (Association of Science & Technology Centers)-please provide valid proof of your ASTC membership for discounts to be applied.

We offer 50% off Admission for members of qualifying organizations (this offer is not valid with other discounts).

Please see Community Groups for information about group discounts.

 

 

Location:

43 Patton Ave.

Asheville, NC 28801

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EVENTS

Little Explorer’s Club
Jun 3, 2022

Register now for the Little Explorer’s Club at the Asheville Museum of Science!  Join us at the museum for an immersive educational experience with an AMOS educator. This program is designed for 3 to 5-year-old learners and explorers. Programming begins at 9:00 AM and lasts 30-45 minutes. Once the program is over, little explorers and...

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Summer Camp at AMOS: Week 1
Jun 13, 2022

Week of June 13th Theme: STEM it up!   At AMOS summer camps, there’s something for every imagination! So please have your child join us in fun with hands-on learning that will keep them entertained and engaged this summer. Camp individual weeks will be held the weeks of June 13 – August 8. Register your child...

Summer Camp at AMOS: Week 2
Jun 20, 2022

Week of June 20th Theme: Natural Explorers   At AMOS summer camps, there’s something for every imagination! So please have your child join us in fun with hands-on learning that will keep them entertained and engaged this summer. Camp individual weeks will be held the weeks of June 13 – August 8. Register your child for...