Family Days

Join us for monthly Family Days at The Nat, September through May, as we celebrate the natural world and our Museum. Each month has been uniquely themed to allow us to explore nature’s wonders, participate in hands-on activities, and create crafts to take home.

Family Days run from 11 AM to 3 PM and are included with paid general admission and free for members. Not a member? Join today.

  • 24 Mar

    SPRING FLING March 24–30

    Spring break at The Nat is blooming with fun and science! Join us for a week of activities that blend both art and science. We’ll highlight our science departments: birds, mammals, botany, entomology, herpetology, and paleontology. Join us each day or just one for interactive activities, mini tours, live animal encounters, and more. All activities are included with paid admission. From Monday, March 24 through Sunday, March 31, enjoy access to our all-ages rooftop lounge from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM. We'll be serving light bites, refreshing beverages, beer, and wine. Please leave strollers in stroller parking on Level 1. 

    • Sunday, March 24, 2019 11 AM
  • 14 Apr

    Nature Explorer Family Day

    Join us as we explore nature’s wonders and get ready to participate in the upcoming City Nature Challenge. Take part in activities and crafts that celebrate our great outdoors and one of the most biodiverse regions in the country. Nature Explorer Family Day is made possible with support from Subaru of America. 

    • Sunday, April 14, 2019 11 AM
  • 27 May

    Fossil Fun Family Day

    Under your feet lie clues to the distant past. Discover the power and mystery of fossils. We’ll experience what it’s like to be a paleontologist through hands-on investigations and games. Make a fossil-inspired craft to take home. You’ll dig it!

    • Monday, May 27, 2019 11 AM