In recognition of the many anniversaries ...

In recognition of the many anniversaries ...

In recognition of the many anniversaries, commemorations and unveilings in the coming year, we have designated 2017 as "The Year of Discovery." This year-long celebration will include a variety of special events, exhibits and programs:

-10 years in the current facility
-30th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards – March 16, 2017
-10th anniversary gala (Grapes & Grains) – April 29, 2017
-10th anniversary Dino Day Festival - July 21-22, 2017
-100th anniversary on display for the Stegosaurus recently donated from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History (to be unveiled as part of Dino Day, July 21-22, 2017). This iconic exhibit was first put on display at the Smithsonian in 1917, and was only the 2nd Stegosaurus display ever.

-In 2018 we will celebrate 30 years as a state agency.

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Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday - Monday: Closed


$10 for ages 18-59
$5 for ages 3-17, seniors 60+, and college students
FREE for children under 3, museum members, and members of ASTC participating institutions

My 4 year old son loves going to the museum. The exhibits are educational, interactive and kid-friendly.

Beth Deathrage

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