Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

DISCOVERY DAYS


3rd Wednesday of every month, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, FREE!
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Discovery Days is an ongoing children’s program that takes place on the third Wednesday of every month. The program focused on teaching kids about different aspects of nature and science, which features hands-on activities engaging kids in the process of discovery. This program is best for ages 3 - 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Nature Lab is open from 1:30 - 4:30, so be sure to stop by! Groups of 7+, please call at least one week in advance. Activities are subject to change.


 July 20, 2016 - Before Chia was a Pet

Chia seeds have enjoyed popularity as an American object of kitsch since the 1980s, but the seed that started the modern day craze is so much more than a kitchen counter sprout! Chia plants are native to this region and were a staple food of medicine for many native people for at least hundreds of years. Have fun making your own Chis Pet to take home, learn ways you can cook with chia seeds and more.

August 17, 2016 – Archaeology 101

What is archaeology? Archaeologists study human activity by finding and analyzing artifacts and architecture from the past. We’ll explore what archaeologists do and how they do it. Let’s survey, excavate, and see what we find!

Come back to see what we have in store for you ...
September 21, 2016
October 19, 2016
November 16, 2016
December 21, 2016

 

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Main Museum
Address:
3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday* 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
*Open 9am – 9pm on the First Thursday of the Month for Arts Walk
Closed Major Holidays
Heritage House
Address:
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

Hours
Open Sept (1st weekend after labor day) to June.
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday - Sunday Noon - 3:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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