Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Special Exhibits
Upcoming Special Exhibitions

The Secrets of Bees

June 1 - September 30, 2019

The Secrets of Bees is an interactive exhibit that lets families learn about the lives of bees, their importance in our world, and the influence humans have on them.

Amusement Park Science with Team Up!

June 15 - September 8, 2019

Explore how our favorite amusement park rides work and then test your skills in sports such as basketball, soccer, tennis, and football while learning about math and physics.

Mindbenders Mansion 2

September 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Enter Mindbender Mansion 2, a place full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges that will test the brain power of the most experienced puzzlers!

Willard Wigan Microsculptor

October 12, 2019 - January 26, 2020

Ripley's Willard Wigan Microsculptor exhibit showcases remarkable works of art so small they must be viewed through a microscope! Learn the amazing story of how ants and "nothing" inspired Wigan to become a world-renowned artist.

Wicked Plants: The Exhibit

January 25 - May 17, 2020

In Wicked Plants: The Exhibit, visitors explore a creepy Victorian home and educate themselves through interactive displays about the world's most villainous plants that may be lurking in their own homes and backyards. History, medicine, botany, and legend are brought together to entertain and inform about the health effects to the human body, as well as the amazing evolution of some of Mother Nature's evil doers in the plant world.

Based on author Amy Stewart's best-selling book, Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities, this fun, educational traveling exhibit takes visitors through the fascinating world of plants, and how their amazing adaptations can be harmful to humans and animals.

Patient No More: People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights

February 9 - June 7, 2020

Patient No More: People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights brings to light the stories behind an overlooked moment in US history and the fight for Disability Rights.