Mayborn Museum

Mayborn At Home is a way for you to experience the museum at home!

Virtual Visits

Check out the museum from home through a virtual visit!

Mammoth Tour

April 3, 2020

Join our Maker Educator Alan for a mammoth sized mammoth tour!

Humpback whale skull

March 27, 2020

Check out our fan favorite humpback whale skull!

Village Garden Tour

March 25, 2020

Join Katie for a tour of the garden in our Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village.

Backyard Insects

March 24, 2020

Our Maker Educator Alan explores insects in our Backyard Ecology Hall

Drawer of the Day #1

March 20, 2020

In this Virtual Visit we explore our bird collection with Collections Assistant Madeline. Learn more about our collection and how it is used.


March 19, 2020

Join us for a Virtual Visit as our Animal Collections Specialist Joshua shows us how Anoles hunt for food.


Looking for fun, educational things you can do at home? Check out these easy to do activities created by our museum education team. Click the links below to watch demonstrations and download activity instruction sheets.

Log House

April 2, 2020

Build your own log house using things from around your home.

Mayborn at Home- Log House

Monocot or Dicot?

April 1, 2020

Learn about plant classification with Katie in our village garden!

Mayborn at Home- Monocot or Dicot Worksheet

Bug Trapper

March 31, 2020

Make a bug trapper to get a close up view of insects!

Bug Catcher

Pipe Cleaner Creatures

March 30, 2020

Make a fun creature using pipe cleaners, paper rolls, construction paper, and more!

Pipe Cleaner Creatures

Grass House

March 26, 2020

Get creative and build a grass house using things you can find around the house!

Grass House Activity

Animal Exercise

March 23, 2020

Get your body moving like an animal! Click here to download the Animal Exercise Cube print out.

Animal Exercise

Nature Creatures

March 18, 2020

Create an creature using leaves, twigs, cardboard & more.

Nature Creatures

Sock Puppet Friends

March 17, 2020

Use things found around your house to create fun sock puppets.

At Home Sock Puppet Friends

Habitat at Home

March 16, 2020

Create a 3D diorama using materials found in your home and from your backyard!

At Home Habitats