At the Cook Museum of Natural Science, you will experience nature close-up through interactive exhibits and hands-on activities. From an immersive cave experience to a 15,000-gallon saltwater aquarium, your entire family will be engaged. Get ready to be amazed, excited, and inspired!
The museum features live animals (including bees, snakes, baby alligators, and turtles, and more), a life-like walk-in cave, saltwater aquariums with a Kemps ridley sea turtle, jellyfish, and other ocean life, exhibits with mounted wildlife showcased in a natural habitat scene, exhibits showcasing rocks and minerals, space and our solar system, forests, arctic, deserts, rivers, streams, insects, and more. The museum also offers classrooms for all ages, a family-friendly restaurant, and a retail store.
Located approximately 0.22 miles from Cook Museum of Natural Science.
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