Location & Hours

3050 Central Ave.

Memphis, TN 38111

hours

Wed. –Sat.:  10:30 am – 5:00 pm 

Sun.: NOON– 5:00 pm  

CLOSED MONDAY & TUESDAY

 

 

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The Machine Inside: Biomechanics

Discover the Inner Workings of Nature
OPENS THIS SATURDAY MAY 15

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

EXHIBIT OPEN NOW

Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker

NEW MOVIE STARTS MAY 29

Bird Talk & Walk - Purple Martins

LICHTERMAN NATURE CENTER
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Fling Into Spring Tea Party

Mallory-Neely House - May 22

Life: A Cosmic Story

New at the Planetarium
NOW SHOWING

Lichterman Nature Center 37th Annual Plant Sale

OPEN NOW - MAY 29
Discover the inner workings of nature

Experience the marvels of natural engineering— and see how humans can draw inspiration from the innovations  of evolution In this engaging traveling exhibit from the Field Museum.

COMING MAY 15

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Bird Talk & Walk Series - Purple Martins

Purple Martins, birds that winter in Brazil, are back at Lichterman Nature Center!  Join us for this 90-minute program to learn more about this species and help monitor their nests.

Saturdays, May 15, 22, 29 & June 5.

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Gallery Activities & Demonstrations


To accompany The Machine Inside: Biomechanics exhibit, MoSH is hosting gallery activities and demonstrations Saturdays and Sundays.

12:30 pm:  Explore how the biomechanics of plants and animals can be used to improve human inventions and test some new designs for wind turbines based on animal wings.

1:30 pm:  Make & Take activities will focus on a different letter of the STEAM acronym each month: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.

"Thank You" to all our dedicated volunteers

Volunteers are a huge part of the success of MoSH. We thank you for contributing so much of your time and talent. If you'd like to become a volunteer, click here.

MoSH Scavenger Hunt

Download the app and let your exploration of science, history, culture and nature begin.

Players who finish the game receive a small prize in the gift shop.

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