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Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas
Feb 3 2018 @ 9:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

Experience dinosaurs like never before when you visit the incredible Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas exhibition! Use technology to examine fossils and discover how dinosaurs walked, ran, and moved their long necks.

Credit Line: Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (, in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Field Museum, Chicago; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.

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Blue Star Museum Days
May 28 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm
Blue Star Museum Days

May 28–September 3; 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

FREE Admission Day

Minnetrista, in collaboration with Blue Star Museums, among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America, will be offering free admission to our nation’s active duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection

Explore the waters in Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection. This exhibition showcases a variety of messages in bottles found along U.S. shores. Discover where the messages were found while learning about the importance of cleaning America’s Rivers.

Credit Line:  “Owned and Curated by Chad Pregracke, Founder & President, Living Lands & Waters”
“Organized by Message in a Bottle, LLC”

Glass Artists Camp
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm
Glass Artists Camp

June 18, 19, 21, 22; 9 a.m.–2 p.m., June 20; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

It’s a blast with glass! Each day is packed with exciting projects, which includes using real tools to design glass art. From torch flames to grinding, campers will try it all! For young artists 11–14 years old. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day.

Cost: $225; member discounts apply
Registration deadline: June 14



Farmers Market at Minnetrista
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Farmers Market at Minnetrista

Join your family and friends for Farmers Market at Minnetrista! It’s here you can connect with vendors to discover fresh produce and plants. Don’t forget to stop in The Orchard Shop during your next visit.


Hours & Admission

  • Monday – Saturday9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    9 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Non-members$5.00
  • Members and kids 3 and underFREE

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