Explore science & the natural world at The Schiele!

 This summer, your group can discover the natural world at The Schiele Museum. Fantastic programs and awesome exhibits await visitors of all ages on a day trip to The Schiele! Animals, habitats, minerals, and American Indians – we’ve got them all in our exhibit halls! Take a stroll along the Nature Trail, have fun at the outdoor Play’scape, and check-out The Farm and Catawba Indian Village.


Special Group Programs to Enhance your Experience

James H. Lynn Planetarium & Science Theater

Discover the wonders of science brilliantly illustrated with digital imagery in our dome theater.

Live Animal Shows

Meet a variety of creatures from the museum’s animal collection and explore their roles in the natural world.

Gemstone Mining

Search for mineral treasures like garnets, topaz, and rose quartz. Keep what you find!


Group Prices & Scheduling

Schedule your trip by calling 704.854.6676 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Group prices are only available to preregistered groups. Group leaders are admitted free.

Museum Admission & Planetarium Show: $7 plus tax

Museum Admission & Gemstone Mining: $6 plus tax

Museum Admission & Live Animal Show: $5 plus tax

Want more than one program?

Add a second or third program to your experience for a reduced fee – just ask for details!


  View the 2020 Summer Group Visit Flyer