Tours of Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau
The Caterpillar Lab
Thursday, June 29, 10am to 2pm & Friday, June 30, 12pm to 3pm and 4:30pm to 7:30pm
10:00am – 2:00pm
Join the Discovery Museum for a special visit from The Caterpillar Lab! Come see a variety of New England caterpillar species showcased on open-air displays of local plants. Get up close to enormous giant silk moth caterpillars, fierce-looking snake-mimicking caterpillars, convincing twig-mimicking caterpillars, and bubbly butterfly caterpillars. Witness rare moments of metamorphosis and watch ecological relationships play out first-hand under a digital microscope. Be sure to chat with the educators from The Caterpillar Lab–you’re sure to discover something new! Learn more about The Caterpillar Lab at https://www.thecaterpillarlab.org/.