Summer Camps


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Follow the trail in a high-tech scavenger hunt, get muddy while learning about wetland creatures, dissect a squid, dig for fossils, launch a rocket, or solve a mystery at the museum in our one day Summer Science Camps for ages 8-11. Participants explore nature and science through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and experiments in the museum and out in the field. Our intensive and content-rich camps are designed to be engaging and provide high quality science experiences. Scholarships available. Call 785-864-4173 or click here for more information or to register your child.

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Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)

The beetle family Chrysomelidae provides a rich source of research for scientists.

Fun things to do at the museum

What to See and Do

From Mosasaur Munchies to Science Scoops limericks, use our museum checklists and scavenger hunts to explore the museum during your next visit.

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Collection Focus:

KU’s Ichthyology Collection is a diverse collection of 680,000 fishes and 11,000 tissues with an emphasis on the midwest.

Get Your Museum Passport

Going somewhere? Take your museum membership card with you.  Members receive free admission to more than 300 museums worldwide.