• Museum Open Special Hours 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

    Feb 15th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The museum is typically closed on Mondays; however, on this Monday, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Guests will not be granted entry after 4 p.m.
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  • Guided Trail

    Feb 20th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Experience the ecology, geology, flora and fauna of the Heard Sanctuary. Led by our trained guides, your group will spend 45-60 minutes hiking our unique landscape. More info

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  • Scouting Workshop: Webelos: Into the Woods

    Feb 20th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Family Canoe Try-It

    Mar 5th, 2016
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Give canoeing a try! No experience is necessary for this canoe program. All participants will be given an introduction to canoeing that includes basic strokes, boat safety, and flat water maneuvers. All canoe and safety equipment is also provided. Each canoe holds up to 3 people.

    Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around the Heard wetlands, followed by free paddle time to explore on your own.

    Preregistration required. Click here to preregister.

    Heard canoes are not available for personal use. Canoeing at the Heard is only available by reservation for groups or during pre-scheduled canoeing events.

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  • Museum Open Special Hours 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

    Mar 7th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The museum is typically closed on Mondays; however, on this Monday, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Guests will not be granted entry after 4 p.m.
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  • Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids

    Mar 8th, 2016
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Each mini-camp explores a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289 acre sanctuary. Preregistration required. For more information, click here.

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  • Animal Encounters

    Mar 8th, 2016
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Love animals? Our staff will have some of our animal ambassadors for you to meet in person. This program is included in general admission and FREE for Heard Museum Members. No registration is required for this program; however, spots are limited and will be available on a first come first serve basis. More info

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  • Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids

    Mar 9th, 2016
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Each mini-camp explores a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289 acre sanctuary. Preregistration required. For more information, click here.

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  • Spring Break Mini-Camps for Kids - Animal Keeper Camp Jr. - FULL

    Mar 10th, 2016
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Thursday mini-camp (Keeper Camp Jr.) is now FULL.

    Each mini-camp explores a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289 acre sanctuary. Preregistration required. For more information, click here.

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  • Animal Encounters

    Mar 10th, 2016
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Love animals? Our staff will have some of our animal ambassadors for you to meet in person. This program is included in general admission and FREE for Heard Museum Members. No registration is required for this program; however, spots are limited and will be available on a first come first serve basis. More info

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Mar 12th, 2016
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

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  • Ropes Course Adventure Day - FULL

    Mar 12th, 2016
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    This program is now full. But, don't forget, you can also book a custom program for your group of 10 or more. Click here for more info about the ropes course.

    Individuals and small groups (comprised of nine or less persons) are welcome to participate in our pre-scheduled Adventure Days. Reservations are required for these programs. The ropes course can be scheduled for custom programs for groups of ten or more persons.

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  • Owl Prowl Night Hike

    Mar 12th, 2016
    6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Bring your family to see a live owl presentation and then stay for a guided night hike on our sanctuary trails. Pre-registration required. More info

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  • Environmental Science Merit Badge: Part 1

    Mar 19th, 2016
    9:00am - 3:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Our Merit Badge workshops are led by Merit Badge Counselors and are typically offered once or twice a year. Many requirements are completed during each workshop, but some work may need to be done outside of the workshop in order to complete all requirements. Click here for more info and registration.

    *Please note that participation in both Part 1 (March 19) and Part 2 (April 2) is required.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Bear Cub Boy Scout: Super Science

    Mar 19th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Bear Cub Boy Scout: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

    Mar 19th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Junior Girl Scouts: Detective

    Mar 26th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Junior Girl Scouts: Animal Habitats

    Mar 26th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Webelos: Into the Wild

    Apr 2nd, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Webelos: Earth Rocks!

    Apr 2nd, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    Apr 9th, 2016
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Click here for information about this event.

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  • Guided Trail

    Apr 9th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Experience the ecology, geology, flora and fauna of the Heard Sanctuary. Led by our trained guides, your group will spend 45-60 minutes hiking our unique landscape. More info

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  • Zip Line Day - FULL

    Apr 9th, 2016
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    This program is now full. But, don't forget, you can also book a custom program for your group of 10 or more. Click here for more info about the ropes course.

    Soar through the treetops of the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary as you travel down the Ropes Course's zip line! Purchase one ticket for each time you would like to go down the zip line. $12 per person. Preregistration required. For ages 10+; see ropes course program information page for information on size requirements.


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  • Scouting Workshop: Webelos: Into the Woods

    Apr 9th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Bear Cub Boy Scout: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

    Apr 16th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Bear Cub: Super Science

    Apr 16th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Brownies: Senses

    May 7th, 2016
    10:00am - 11:55am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Brownies: Wonders of Water

    May 7th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    May 14th, 2016
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Click here for information about this event.

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  • Scouting Workshop: Webelos: Earth Rocks!

    May 14th, 2016
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Zip Line Day - FULL

    May 14th, 2016
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    This program is now full. But, don't forget, you can also book a custom program for your group of 10 or more. Click here for more info about the ropes course.

    Soar through the treetops of the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary as you travel down the Ropes Course's zip line! Purchase one ticket for each time you would like to go down the zip line. $12 per person. Preregistration required. For ages 10+; see ropes course program information page for information on size requirements.


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  • Scouting Workshop: Webelos: Into the Wild

    May 14th, 2016
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Dates offered: September through May, as scheduled. Preregistration required. 

    To register, click here.

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  • Museum Open Special Hours 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

    May 30th, 2016
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    The museum is typically closed on Mondays; however, on this Monday, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Guests will not be granted entry after 4 p.m.
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