The Oakes Museum of Natural History
The Oakes Museum of Natural History is a unique museum experience for the family, classroom, or group featuring more than 40,000 specimens. The 10,000-square foot museum is home to a collection African and North American mammals, birds, eggs, fish, seashells, minerals, insects, and fossils.
The museum is open on Saturdays from 10-4:00. Staff and volunteers are available to answer questions and guide visitors through the museum. Storytime is offered at 10:30 for children. A craft and scavenger hunts are available all day.
Field trips, tours and other programming is scheduled throughout the week.
"You run a top notch program. I have been recommending it to other parents & friends. Your staff people are very professional and well spoken. We will be Curator & Scout patrons for as long as you run the programs. Kudos to you all!"