Embrace your wild side this April at the Natural Science Museum in Lawrence County

Experience the Wonders of the Natural World at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in April

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in Jackson is hosting a variety of exciting events for visitors to enjoy in April. Museum Director Charles Knight is thrilled to provide these opportunities for the local community to appreciate the wonders of the natural world and connect with each other.

One of the highlights of the month is the Solar Eclipse Event on Monday, April 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advanced tickets are required for this event, with a $10 fee that includes eclipse glasses. Participants can join NASA Astro Camp Specialists and museum educators for hands-on activities and witness the 90% eclipse of the sun. Food trucks will be available on site for an additional cost.

Naturefest, held on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., promises a day full of fun and educational activities. Visitors can encounter live animals from the Hattiesburg Zoo and Freedom Ranch Outreach Education, meet the Crayfish Man, explore the museum’s research labs, enjoy giant foam parties, purchase plants from Camp Creek Native Plants, check out the “Attack of the Bloodsuckers!” exhibit, and navigate Spotter’s Adventure Trail to LeFleur’s Bluff Playground. Food trucks will also be at the event for an additional cost, and it is included with MMNS Foundation Membership or Museum admission.

The Moonlight Music and Meteors event takes place on Friday, April 19 from 7:30 to 10 p.m., offering visitors a chance to experience nature under starlight at “The Den” in LeFleur’s Bluff State Park alongside Mississippi Symphony Orchestra musicians, area physicists and astronomers as well as NASA solar system ambassadors during Lyrid meteor shower . Advance tickets are available until April 18 at noon for $15 while tickets are available at door for $20 .

The museum has admission prices of $8 for adults , $6 for youth ages between

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