Mini-Zoo Adjacent to the Discovery House, the Museum’s Mini-Zoo is centered around a replica Banyan Tree and is home to the Museum’s collection of live animals. Housing a variety of animal species, the Mini-Zoo contains forest, pond, and desert habitats.

The live animal collection at the Museum contains more than 70 animals, including amphibians, birds, invertebrates, mammals, and reptiles.



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Mini-Zoo Tours

Tours of the Mini-Zoo are available to visitors daily. That’s when MAS curators describe the amazing animals that live at the Museum. Mini-Zoo tours are free with Museum admission and they are conducted on the following schedule.

Tour Schedule

Tuesday through Friday 3:00 pm
Tuesday through Friday
   (May 29 through July 31)
1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Sunday 3:00 pm
Mini-Zoo shows are included in Museum admission. Additional shows are scheduled on holidays and during the summer.

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