(828) 254-7162

Welcome to AMOS!

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

Become an AMOS Member!

Sign up for our eMembership program today and unlock a world of scientific exploration!

LEC returns Fall 2022!

Spark imagination in you and your toddler in our little explorer's club!

Support AMOS!

Help science succeed and support the next generation of curious minds

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.

Summer 2022 Hours of Operation (General Public and Members)

Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Monday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesdays:  CLOSED

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Reserve General Public Admissions here!

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

Summer 2022 Member-Exclusive Hours of Operation

Tuesday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Thursday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Saturday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

*Member-Exclusive Hours no longer require advanced registration for guaranteed entry. Please note that inclement weather or holidays may affect these hours.

E-NEWS

Sign-up to receive our e-newsletter

Admission:

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

All visitors 3 years old and over: $10.00 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

Planning a Trip to Asheville?

Visit Exploreasheville.com for ideas!

explore-asheville-logo_2f0102d3-5da4-452c-85d9-e92b008a9463

EVENTS

Star Stories with Star Guy Gary!
Oct 2, 2022

AMOS is excited to present Star Stories, led by our awesome volunteer, Star Guy Gary! Come explore the sky and learn about astronomy with us! Star Stories occurs once a month, currently corresponding with the First Quarter Moon (this month on October 2nd), which will be one of the topics of discussion. Showtimes are currently...

SEE ALL EVENTS

Star Stories with Star Guy Gary!
Oct 30, 2022

AMOS is excited to present Star Stories, led by our awesome volunteer, Star Guy Gary! Come explore the sky and learn about astronomy with us! Star Stories occurs once a month, currently corresponding with the First Quarter Moon (this month on November  1st), which will be one of the topics of discussion. Showtimes are currently...

Star Stories with Star Guy Gary!
Nov 27, 2022

AMOS is excited to present Star Stories, led by our awesome volunteer, Star Guy Gary! Come explore the sky and learn about astronomy with us! Star Stories occurs once a month, currently corresponding with the First Quarter Moon (this month on November  30th), which will be one of the topics of discussion. Showtimes are currently...