Location & Hours




FREE Lunch Time Yoga Mondays for Pink Palace Family of Museums and YMCA Members

December 3, 2019 | Mondays 11 am - 12 pm

Mondays 11 am - 12 pm

Come enjoy a great workout in a beautiful  & relaxing atmosphere!  We will practice outdoors when the season/weather permits.

Open free of charge to members of the Pink Palace Family of Museums and/or the YMCA. 

Bring a mat. Classes held rain or shine. Meet at the Welcome Center.

Pink Palace Family of Museums Members, call 901-636-2221, or email reservations at nature.reservations [at] memphistn [dot] gov to reserve your spot.

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Camp Lichterman Spring Break STEM Camp

March 16, 2020 | March 16 - 20, 2020
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Grab a lab coat and experiment with nature at Lichterman Nature Center this Spring Break! Meet live animals and hike in nature while participating in true experimental science. Discover why leaves change colors in the fall.  Figure out “who ate the sandwich” by using forensic techniques to catch the culprit. Engineer the best contraption to protect the egg before the BIG drop from the observation deck. Gross out by making slime and dissecting owl pellets. Meet a scientist from a different STEM field every day. Come over to the wild side of science and test that hypothesis! 

For registration forms and information, please visit www.memphismuseums.org or call reservations at 901-636-2221, nature.reservations [at] memphistn [dot] gov or camp director, Dr. Dawn Manning at 901-636-2226 dawn.manning [at] memphistn [dot] gov

Click here  for registration form. 

*Before and After Care is available.


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Volunteer Plant Sale

April 17, 2020 | April 17 & 18
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Volunteer Plant Sale

Over 5,500 different plants … over 175 different types of plants!

Beautify your yard, go green, learn something new and have fun! Come peruse an extensive selection of native and wildlife friendly plants grown onsite at Lichterman Nature Center for this one-of-a-kind sale!

NEW THIS YEAR: Garden tool sharpening! 

Friday, April 17 • 9am – 5pm

Saturday, April 18 • 9am – 1:30pm

Half-Price Sale



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Whiskey in the Wild

April 24, 2020 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Join us for the second annual Whiskey in the Wild!  Enjoy whiskey tastings, dinner served by Soul Fish, silent auction and gorgeous natural scenery at the Lichterman Nature Center. 


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Camp Lichterman Summer Camps

May 18, 2020 | May 18 - 22 • May 26 - 29 (4 day camp) • June 1 – 5 • June 8 - 12
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May 18-22 (Polliwogs PreK Camp) plus May 26-29, June 1-5, and June 8-12, Nature Explorers Summer Camps (Ages 6-12 years).  Opossums and turtles and rabbits….oh my! Campers will enjoy meeting live animals, nature walks using binoculars to spot birds, nets to catch insects, and plaster to cast animal tracks along the way. For more information, click below to learn more or call reservations at 901-636-2221. Registration forms are also available at Lichterman’s Guest Services Desk.

Click here  for Polliwogs PreK Camp registration form.

Click here for Nature Explorers Summer Camps registration form. 

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