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Come See Us!

Visit our Reopening FAQ's page to learn all about our new policies and procedures!

STEM Club After School

Begins November 2 | Register now

Daily Science Resources

A collection of resources from our educators including videos, activities, lesson plans and other science-related material as a resource you can use and enjoy at home!

2020 Parsec Prize

Thank you to Parsec Prize for selecting AMOS as one of the 2020 Parsec Prize Winners!

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.

We have plenty of science for you to explore! We proudly showcase the Colburn Hall of Minerals, our self guided and interactive STEM lab, an interactive panorama screen, the Teratophoneus dinosaur skeleton and fossil dig, Southern Appalachian Forest tree climb, Terrabox elevation simulator, Toddler Nest, fun temporary exhibits, and our unique Museum Store.


 Our Museum Store is now OPEN ONLINE!

As we are all dealing with current circumstances that inhibit regular activities; here at AMOS, we decided to provide an online store for you, with shipping options available. Give us a call with questions or help with ordering.

By having an online store we are able to:

*Provide parents, caregivers, and adults with permanent and fun tools for at-home education; including games, brainteasers, kits, activities, books and cheer gifts.

*By purchasing items from our online store, you are helping us maintain an income for AMOS as all proceeds go right back into exhibits, education, employment, and more unique retail items that focus on STEAM and eco-consciousness! Its the easiest way for you to help support us while we help provide for you!

Our Online Store offers:

Mineral Specimens (rocks, gemstones, fossils)
Educational Materials (STEAM themed kits and activities to do at home)
Books (children’s books, educational resources, general knowledge, local authors and fun reads)
AMOS logo gear (apparel, stickers, magnets and more!)
Eco-conscious and unique gifts (reusable straw sets, gift sets for adults)

To support and shop

PLEASE VISIT THE ONLINE STORE: http://ashevillescience.org/store

*Please note we are still in progress and building the site, expanding product availability, and more. If you have any questions or encounter any issues please email hbradley@ashevillescience.org  or call 828-254-7162 for assistance between the hours of:

10am-3pm Mon-Fri 

Shipping: Details for shipments will be required at check-out and processed via the online store. If you have any questions, special requests, or needs, please contact us prior to completing your purchase to ensure your satisfaction.

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Hours:

Monday: 10am-5pm

Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Tuesday: CLOSED

Admission:

Adult: $8

Children (3-18yrs) | Military | Senior (60+) | Student (w/ID): $7

Children 2 & under are always FREE

Location:

43 Patton Ave.

Asheville, NC 28801

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