October 2018

  • Tropical Forest Cuba

    Now Open

    Experience the natural beauty and culture of Cuba, one of the most biodiverse Caribbean island nations on Earth, in our immersive new Tropical Forest exhibit.
  • Three Rivers Urban Soil Symposium

    Oct. 4 – 5; Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Join Phipps and other regional experts for a two-day exploration of urban soils and their relation to agriculture, stormwater management and climate.
  • Party in the Tropics

    Fridays, Sept. 7, Oct. 5 and Nov 2; 7 – 11 p.m. (Ages 21+)

    Make our paradise your own as you indulge in sweet and savory morsels, taste unique cocktails, and dance to the beats of a live DJ in our Tropical Forest Conservatory. Entry is free with Conservatory admission.
  • Discovery Programs

    Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Plus Additional Days As Available

    Join us for one of our weekly scheduled Discovery Programs to engage our youngest visitors with the wonders of the natural world. All programs are free with admission and require no advance registration.
  • Nature Lab Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as Noted

    The revolutionary Nature Lab at Phipps is now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.