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Discovery Museum: The Caterpillar Lab

July 21, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free with regular museum admission

The Caterpillar Lab

Two Sessions:

Friday, July 21, 12pm to 3pm and 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a special visit from The Caterpillar Lab! Come see a variety of New England caterpillar species showcased on open-air displays of local plants. Get up close to enormous giant silk moth caterpillars, fierce-looking snake-mimicking caterpillars, convincing twig-mimicking caterpillars, and bubbly butterfly caterpillars. Witness rare moments of metamorphosis and watch ecological relationships play out first-hand under a digital microscope. Be sure to chat with the educators from The Caterpillar Lab–you’re sure to discover something new! Learn more about The Caterpillar Lab at

Free with admission


July 21, 2023
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free with regular museum admission
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Discovery Museum
177 Main St
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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