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Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Opening February 5, 2022
The wilderness can be a beautiful thing. From the stunning landscapes found in nature to the interactions between wildlife, oftentimes these moments go uncaptured, but Thomas D. Mangelsen has dedicated his life to photographing these amazing encounters and one-of-a-kind moments.
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From a working 19th-century belt-driven machine shop to engaging interactives and a MakerSpace, River of Innovation is our newest can't miss permanent exhibit!
Part aquarium, part museum, part science center, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium inspires stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rivers come alive!
Showtimes: 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Coming May 27, 2022!
Follow Adam, a solitary teenager, as he sets out to trace back his long-lost father. Deep into the woods, Adam is faced with an unbelievable revelation: his father is no other than…Bigfoot. As they start making up for lost time, they’re faced with the menace of two greedy hunters. Join Bigfoot and son, and all their quirky woodland animals friends, for the adventure of a lifetime !
Showtimes: 11 a.m. & 1p.m.
The fantasy that drives sleepovers and fires the imagination of every museum visitor is at the very heart of Museum Alive 3D: what if the exhibits could come to life? In this dramatic, informative and entertaining film, audiences get to follow one lucky visitor who stays in the museum after dark, when the most fascinating extinct prehistoric creatures rise again.
*Please be advised that the theater will be closed March 28-April 1 for upgrades*
This is the true story of a 15,000-kilometer journey in the footsteps of one of the most devastating natural events on our planet: the Atlantic Hurricane.
Controlling the populations of insects and rodents, the Tiger Salamander is a bioindicator which means it helps judge the health of the ecosystem. These amphibians are native to the Mississippi River Watershed and can grow to between 7-14 inches. In captivity, they can live up to 25 years. They find soft soil where they can burrow and hide during the day. Nighttime is when Tiger Salamanders do their hunting, but even if they are attacked by predators, they can drop and regenerate limbs. This species is found in the U.S., southern Canada, and eastern Mexico.
This smooth, cream-colored, satin wedding dress with long sleeves was worn by Dorothy Philomena Link when she married Arthur Paul Frommelt on February 25, 1938. Dorothy’s mother made this quintessential 1930s style gown with a Peter Pan collar and a small v-cut neckline with white beaded leaves below it.
The Museum & Aquarium's vision is to become the world's leader in interpreting and protecting the life, history and culture of our rivers, to create a more global, knowledgeable and engaged citizen. Among our many conservation efforts are citizen science programs, propagation of endangered species, promotion of the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch, and above all else, education.