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Shark Week!


Shark Week is back at the Science Mill! Encounter the predator we all love to fear this Shark Week, July 31 - August 4! Shark Week activities include:

Special showings of Great White Shark 3D Movie

(3D movie is included in museum general admission. See front desk for movie showtimes)

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. Shot on location in South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico and California, the film looks to find the truth behind the mythic creature forever stigmatized by its portrayal in the world’s first blockbuster movie, JAWS.

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Dig for Real Shark Teeth!

Grab a shovel and take home some real shark teeth hidden in the Fossil Dig in our Science + Art Park. While you’re at it, discover dinosaur bones and other prehistoric fossils hidden beneath the sand.

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Take a Photo with a Prehistoric Megalodon Shark Jaw!

Get up close and step inside our hand-built, life-sized Megalodon shark jaw for an out-of-this-world photo op coveted by any true shark lover!

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Shark Fact or Fiction

Can you separate shark fact from shark fiction?

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Megalodon Shark Teeth 3D Printing

Watch a giant megalodon shark tooth get 3D printed right before your eyes. Stop by the gift shop and take home one of your own!

It's a Science Mill adventure you can sink your teeth into! (EarthFlight 3D will play between scheduled showings of Great White Shark 3D; check at the front desk for schedule).

All this and a membership bonus, too? You bet! Purchase or renew a Science Mill membership in the month of July and get one free shark book per membership. We have books for all ages, so come pick out your favorite!

Earlier Event: July 13
Incredible Insects
Later Event: August 10
Tortoise Baby Naming Contest!