Explore Botany

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And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth.” (Genesis 1:11, ESV)

There are over 369,000 flowering plants in the world. God created a wide variety of plants to produce after their kind. Explore Botany will investigate the beauty and design of the plant kingdom through interactive sessions and guided experiences in the museum gardens.

Open to students ages 11 to 18 years of age.

Explore Botany is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Explore Days program is on a four-year rotating schedule. Each Explore Day includes a minimum of four hands-on, interactive sessions. The yearly topics are provided in the schedule below.

Please keep in mind that some of our activities are contingent upon weather.

Availability is limited, so sign up today!

Pricing & Registration

  • $34.99/student (museum general admission is not required or included)
  • Includes all scheduled events, lunch, and parking fee.

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Days FAQ page.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to schedule a private Explore day for your group.


  • Friday, April 28, 2023

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Four-Year Rotating Schedule

  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
Year 1 Eukaryote Plant Cells Plant Anatomy Herbal Plant Care
Take-Home Specimen: Herb Garden
Guided Garden Activity with Creation Museum Botanical Expert
Year 2 Properties of Soil Properties of Fruit & Seeds Rain Forest Plant Care
Take-Home Specimen: Ornamental Bamboo
Garden Rain Forest Activity with Creation Museum Botanical Expert
Year 3 Monocots & Dicots Photosynthesis Flowering Plant Care
Take-Home Specimen: Flowering Plant
Guided Garden Tour with a Creation Museum Botanical Expert
Year 4 Leaf Identification Plant Fingerprints: Stomata Vegetable Plant Care
Take-Home Specimen: Vegetable Plant
Guided Garden Activity with Creation Museum Botanical Expert

The Spring 2023 season of Explore will be covering Year 1 topics. The Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 seasons of Explore will be covering Year 2 topics.