Exploring the Beauty of Nature: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Hosts Exciting Events in April.

Discover your untamed essence at the Natural Science Museum this April – Lawrence County Press

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is thrilled to host a range of exciting events in April that allow visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of the natural world and connect with others. Charles Knight, Museum Director, is eager for the community to participate and enjoy all that the museum has to offer.

The museum’s April events include a Solar Eclipse Event on Monday, April 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This event requires advance tickets and includes a $10 fee that covers eclipse glasses. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities with NASA Astro Camp Specialists and museum educators to observe a 90% eclipse of the sun. Food trucks will be available on-site but are not included in the event fee.

NatureFest is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering a range of activities such as encounters with live animals from Hattiesburg Zoo and Freedom Ranch Outreach Education, interactive research labs with scientists, giant foam party, plant purchases from Camp Creek Native Plants, and exploring “Attack of Bloodsuckers!” exhibit. The event is included with MMNS Foundation Membership or Museum admission, and food trucks will be available on-site.

Moonlight, Music & Meteors takes place on Friday, April 19 from 7:30 pm to 10 pm at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science located at 2148 Riverside Drive in Jackson within LeFleur’s Bluff State Park . General admission is $8 for adults, $6 for youth aged 3-18 and seniors aged 60+ are $7 respectively . For more information about the museum and upcoming events contact (601)576-6000 or visit wwwmdwfpcom/museum

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