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Fish Feedings

Come meet some of our most fascinating aquarium inhabitants. Every Tuesday and Friday at 10 a.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. watch divers feed the fish!

Fish Feeding

Creature Features

These informal programs - scheduled or spontaneous - feature live or mounted animals. Scheduled every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Creature Features make learning fun!


Touch Tank


Naturalist Lecture Series

On the first Tuesday of the month (except December and January), the museum offers lectures addressing a variety of natural science subjects. Unless noted otherwise, the lectures take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the museum's Rotwein Theater. Lectures are free to Museum Foundation members; regular admission applies to visitors.

Story Time

For ages 3 to 5 only, the preschool Discovery Room offers engaging stories for children and their caregivers.

Creature Comforts Radio Talk Show

Check out Creature Comforts on MPB Think Radio Thursday's at 9 a.m.! Each week, Libby Hartfield, retired Director of the MDWFP Museum of Natural Science, brings a specialist into the studio to answer your questions about various animals we see in Mississippi. And veterinarian Dr. Troy Majure answers your pet questions. Each week, you'll learn more about the animals that live in our homes and the animals who live in the world around us. You'll also find out more about family-friendly exhibits and events at the museum. Email your pet and animal questions to

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