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Welcome, Draco!

Meet Draco the Bearded Dragon, our newest and “sharpest” program animal. Unlike many of the Science Center’s EcoZone and program critters, you cannot find Draco’s species basking in the sun in your own backyard. In fact, Bearded Dragons are lizards indigenous to Australia. These reptiles get their name because of a behavior where they can […]

Baby Snaps

Sometimes we need look no further than our parking lot for the latest breaking nature news. In this case, it was our director who spotted this tiny snapping turtle traipsing across the dirt, completely unaware of how close it had come to utter destruction under the tires of various automobiles. Snappers are active during the warmer […]

Corn Festival is On

Garden Craft shrink wrapped the Hayride so the 2nd day of the 37th Annual Corn Festival will go on as planned. Hours: 10am-5pm Reduced Admission ($2 off) from 10am-12Noon (FB coupons will not be accepted) 11am- Owl Presentation and 12Noon Big Ryan’s Tall Tales Shows will be in Vine Hall Visit our Corn Festival Page for more […]

Norwell Farmers’ Market Cancelled for Today

The Norwell Farmers’ Market is cancelled today – Sunday, September 1, due to the forecasted thunderstorms. We look forward to seeing you next Sunday at the Norwell Farmers’ Market.

Inly partners with South Shore Natural Science Center to champion outdoor play and experiential education

While the South Shore Natural Science Center marks its 50th anniversary this year, its Scituate neighbor, the Inly School marks its 40th! The parent education talk with Richard Louv is just one highlight of the center’s celebration, but a very meaningful one. Best-selling author Richard Louv to speak in parent education series at Inly School […]

Richard Louv coming, April 3

Imagine a town ordering a child to take down a tree house, because local bylaws could be translated to include it as part of an unlawful construction on a home site. Sounds ludicrous, right? Wrong. It’s happned in America. And it’s symptomatic of a major problem we’ve created for our children. When we were kids […]

Science Center is Open Today! (Friday 2/22)

We are currently experiencing a partial power outage at the Science Center but we ARE open and Bubbleology is on for 1:00 & 2:30pm.  National Grid is on site working on fixing the outage.  Our phone lines are down but you can still stop by to purchase tickets to Bubbleology while they are available!  We […]