Backyard Adventures Public Opening

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Backyard Adventures Public Opening

January 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am - 9:00 am

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!

Special Guests:

  • Florida Yards and Neighborhoods
  • Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens
  • NEFAS (Northeast Florida Astronomical Society)


January 19, 2019
5:00 am - 9:00 am
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1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
(904) 396-MOSH