Beaty Nocturnal

Come by for a night at the museum!Beaty_Nocturnal_Whale

Every month, the museum will stay open late with admission by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm, offering family-friendly activities, including:

  • Raising Big Blue showing at 5:30 pm
  • Guided Museum Tour at 7 pm
  • Hands-on activities where you can learn more about specimens in the museum and our current exhibitions.

Weather dependent, our July & August Nocturnal events will have an outdoor component on the museum’s green roof! Join us for a Backyard Biodiversity Tour at 7:00 pm (this will be replaced by an indoor museum tour if it is raining).


Beaty Nocturnal will continue on the third Thursday of the month. Upcoming dates include:

  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16
  • December 21