Step into a garden of wonders to experience the fascinating science that’s literally in our own backyard in our newest traveling exhibition, Backyard Adventures! Guests will discover the outdoors from the perspective of a bee, take a walk through a digital garden to see plants growing in super time and investigate the creatures that only come out at night!
Opening Day Activities:
- Special Edition Naturalist Show @ Hixon Native Plant Courtyard Exhibit 1 p.m.
Explore the plants and animals who you might find in your very own backyard!
- Extreme! Science Shows – Wild Weather @ JEA Science Theater 11:30 a.m.| 1:30 p.m. |3:30 p.m.
Discover the causes of how thunder and hurricanes are formed. Learn how meteorologists study and attempt to predict the powerful forces of our weather.
- Museum Wide Scavenger Hunt
- Insects: Friends or Foes? Learn about the different types of insects in a mix-n-match game!
- Seed to Plant Word Search – Explore the life cycle of plants from seed to flower!
- Florida Yards and Neighborhoods
- Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
- NEFAS (Northeast Florida Astronomical Society)