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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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Hours:

Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Admission:

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

Senior: $7| Student: $7

2 & Under FREE

Location:

43 Patton Ave.

Asheville, NC 28801

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EVENTS

Little Explorer’s Club: Weather
Nov 15, 2019

Join an AMOS Educator for a Preschool Science Experience!  Can you look out the window and guess what the weather is going to be? Can you look outside and decide what to wear for that weather? Practice your weather skills with us! The 1st and 3rd Friday of each month we open the museum early...

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Girl Scout Badge: Space Science
Nov 16, 2019

Designed for Daises and Brownies-join us as we explore and adventure through space, studying the solar system, earth, and its only natural satellite-the moon! To register visiting the Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont events calendar! Pricing: $10/scout/badge Price includes admission for a scout and one chaperone, in addition to the badge class. Additional chaperones...

Star Stories
Nov 17, 2019

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...