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AMOS Closing early 2/8

We are closing at 12:30pm on February 8th, 2023 to prepare for some exciting things coming soon to the museum!

Museum Beautification

Give to the Museum Beautification Project to support local STEAM Education and exhibits!

Welcome to AMOS!

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

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LEC returns Fall 2022!

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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: 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 (4PM) on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

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.

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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

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AMOS CLOSING AT 12:30
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