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Charlotte Nature Museum - Charlotte, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 35° 11.292 W 080° 50.614
17S E 514242 N 3893925
Quick Description: The Charlotte Nature Museum has classes, hands-on-exhibits, and live animals to learn about. It is located at 1658 Sterling Rd in Charlotte, NC. Admission is $5 for everyone 2 years old or older.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2008 12:46:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM3K5Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 86

Long Description:

The Charlotte Nature Museum web site lists the following exhibits:

Beginnings
Explore the life of baby animals, from egg to chick, tadpole to frog, and womb to baby mouse! These little ones are sure to fascinate those of all ages!

Children's Activity Center
A great place to get hands on with nature…read, color, play games, or even present your own puppet show! The Children's Activity Center is the ideal family space for adults and kids alike.

Butterfly Pavilion
The Butterfly Pavilion provides a profusion of color and motion as these delicate insects flutter through the sunlight of a glass ceiling. Watch them sip nectar from an array of flowering plants or witness a first flight as these beauties emerge from their chrysalides.

Creature Cavern
Naturalists of all ages can get up close and personal with a variety of native North Carolinian animals. From Peetie the opossum to Nelly the barred owl or even their friends the snakes and skinks, the animals of the Creature Cavern are sure to delight every audience!

Insect Alley
Come spy like a fly, or see what you would look like with the body of a bug! Experience a room filled with hands on interactives to help learn what makes insects special compared to other creepy crawlies. Charlotte Nature Museum Our Big Backyard

Our Big Backyard
Splash through a stream, dig through the dirt, or climb through secret tunnels as you delve into the unseen world of the underground. Come explore the wondrous life of our very own Big Backyard, and learn how we can keep these areas clean and safe for all our wildlife friends!

Hours: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Open Year Round?: yes

Interpretive Programs?: yes

Live Animal Displays: yes

Visit Instructions:
Visitors should visit the Nature Center and post a photo of themselves (or GPS unit) either inside or outside of the nature center visited. Logs without photos WILL be allowed if a lenghty description of one's visit and a mention of what they learned is included.
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