It's barbecue, beer and

It's barbecue, beer and

It's barbecue, beer and...bugs! The museum is the place to be on Friday, August 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. as we host "Bugs, Beer & BBQ" inside and outside the museum. Enjoy a variety of beer choices, an amazing barbecue dinner provided by Mtn ' Jax Restaurant & Pub, and live music by Tenured Soul! Register for the "Bugs, Beer & BBQ Cornhole Tournament" and compete for trophies and museum prizes! Good people. Good food. Good fun. Good times!

Tickets are only $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Purchase tickets online at or at the museum box office. All proceeds fund the museum's scientific research, education programs, and exhibits. Attendees must be 21 or older.

Special thanks to Bud Light for sponsoring this event!

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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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