North Museum of Nature & Science, at 400 College Ave., contains exhibits about regional geology, Native Americans and dinosaurs. Mounted animals, an 80-seat high resolution SciDome planetarium, a live animal room and the interactive Explore Nature Gallery also are featured.
Museum $9; $8 (ages 3-17 and 65+). Planetarium only $7; $6 (ages 3-17 and 65+). Museum and planetarium $13; $12 (ages 3-17 and 65+).
10% off general Museum admission.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5 (also Mon. 10-5, June-Aug., on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Mon. after Easter and Columbus Day). Planetarium shows daily, June-Aug.; Sat.-Sun., rest of year; phone for show times. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.