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Spring bird walk

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join the Marion Natural History Museum and the Nasketucket Bird Club on Wednesday, April 17th at 8:00 am for a spring bird walk. Great for new birders or those interested in learning more about birds. It will be an opportunity to see and hear local and migrating birds. Walk will be led by Justin Barrett,…

Botanical Chronicles: Herbarium 101 ~ Making a Plant Press

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join us on a botanical journey with “Botanical Chronicles: Herbarium 101.” Discover the fascinating world of herbaria, where preserved plant specimens become a window to the past and a treasure for the future. What you’ll be impressed by: Herbarium Significance: Explore how herbaria preserve a historical record of change in vegetation over time, offering invaluable…

Get Tickets $8.00 – $10.00 10 tickets left

Sailing to Newfoundland – Museum Annual Meeting

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Sailing to Newfoundland: ultra-fresh codfish, moose sausage, bergs, endless coastal vistas and wonderful people. Hannah Moore's husband Michael will describe their summer 2023 on a sailing cruise from Marion, around Newfoundland and back. FYI - The Marion Natural History Museum board will be hosting a quick business meeting for members at the beginning and then…

Rocket Science! Ignite Your Imagination with Rocketry

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Prepare for an exhilarating experience with “ROCKET SCIENCE!” Led by rocketry enthusiast Mike Cronin, this program offers a hands-on introduction to the principles of propulsion and lift. What kind of blast to anticipate: Build and Launch Your Rocket: Each child receives a rocket kit with a motor for a personal building, decorating and launching experience.…

Sold Out $25.00

Remarkable Natives for Beautiful Gardens with Kerry Ann Mendez

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Join Perennially Yours' author and garden expert Kerry Mendez for an introduction to dazzling native species that attract accolades as well as pollinators. The presentation includes mail-order sources for natives in addition to your local garden center. This presentation is provided by the Elizabeth Taber Library and co-sponsored by the Marion Natural History Museum and…

Rocket Science 2

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Prepare for an exhilarating experience with “ROCKET SCIENCE!” Led by rocketry enthusiast Mike Cronin, this program offers a hands-on introduction to the principles of propulsion and lift. We've filled our first rocket program and Mike has generously offered a second date for those who weren't able to register. What kind of blast to anticipate: Build…

Get Tickets $25.00 10 tickets left

Avian Adventure: A Voyage to Bird Island

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Set off on a sought-after journey to Bird Island, renowned for its vibrant bird life. This program, a favorite among after school science and nature enthusiasts, offers an exceptional opportunity to observe diverse bird species in their natural habitat. What to expect on this popular trip: Feathered Friends: Encounter the seasonal arrival of Common terns,…

Sold Out $8.00 – $10.00

Dragonfly Walk

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Plymouth County Entomologist Blake Dinius will be guiding us on a search for dragonflies. Swooping, soaring and perching dragonflies including damselflies are some of the top tier predators of the insect world. Often referred to as "rainbows on the wing" dragonflies and damsel flies come in a variety of patterns, shapes and colors. We will…

Bird Island trip two

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Given that trip 1 to Bird Island filled so quickly the Marion Harbormaster has kindly allowed us to schedule a second trip for the following day, May 23. Hope you can join us for this fun and informative trip. Each trip is limited to 12 so register early.

Get Tickets $8.00 – $10.00 10 tickets left

Ram Island Expedition: Discovering Unique Ecosystems

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Set off on a journey to Ram Island, a gem within Sippican Harbor known for its diverse and unique ecosystems. Thanks to the generosity of Michael and Hannah Moore, we have a special opportunity to explore this fascinating island. What you’ll experience: Diverse Ecosystems: Investigate the island’s salt marshes, rocky intertidal shoreline, and mud flats…

Sold Out $8.00 – $10.00

Ram Island Exploration 2

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

Set off on a journey to Ram Island, a gem within Sippican Harbor known for its diverse and unique ecosystems. Thanks to the generosity of Michael and Hannah Moore, we have a special opportunity to explore this fascinating island. This additional day has been generously offered Michael and Hannah Moore to accommodate students that were…

Get Tickets $8.00 – $10.00 14 tickets left

Coastal Explorations July 2024

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

During our one weeklong half day Summer 2024 program (July 8 - 12) the Museum is offering a half-day summer program to explore some of Marion’s unique natural areas. We will be exploring our rocky inter-tidal shoreline, salt marshes, estuaries as well as freshwater riverbanks, forest, swamps, ponds and bogs. Daily we will take trips…

Get Tickets $250.00 – $300.00 7 tickets left

Coastal Explorations August 2024

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA, United States

During our week-long Summer 2024 program (August 6-10) the Museum is offering a half-day summer program to explore some of Marion’s unique natural areas. We will be exploring our rocky inter-tidal shoreline, salt marshes, estuaries as well as freshwater riverbanks, forest, swamps, ponds and bogs. Daily we will take trips to look for the birds,…

Get Tickets $250.00 – $300.00 10 tickets left
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