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Discovery Museum: The Caterpillar Lab

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free with regular museum admission

The Caterpillar Lab


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!

Thursday, July 25, 10am to 12pm and 1:00pm to 4:00 pm

& Friday, July 26, 1pm to 4pm and 5:00pm to 7:30pm


Learn more about The Caterpillar Lab at

Free with admission



July 25
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free with regular museum admission
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Discovery Museum
177 Main St
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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