Headed to the Nebraska vs. Iowa Hy-Vee Heroes football game on Friday, November 27 at Memorial Stadium? Stop by the museum and mention this promotion for a discount on purchases in the Discovery Gift Shop. We’ll hold your purchases for later pick-up so you can enjoy the game!*
*Items must be paid for to be held by the Discovery Gift Shop. Items being held must be picked up by December 1, 2015 during normal hours. Discount good Nov. 27–Nov. 30 only. No cash value. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
Nature Explorer Set
Have fun catching bugs and viewing them with this interactive set. Backyard Exploration has a handful of different explorer sets, so stock up on all of them to expand your bug catching activities.
Mineral Science Kit
Learn to test, classify and identify using the tools and 15 rock specimens included in the kit. The box comes with a magnifying glass and identification kit for even more scientific fun.
Crystal Growing Box Kit
Grow your own crystal with this exciting box set. Comes in different colors, so you can collect all of the different crystal types.
Have fun growing and excavating your own dinosaur in this Excavation Discovery product. Includes your own dinosaur egg and excavating tools.
Fossil on the Floor
An activities and coloring book geared toward children of all ages. Black-and-white pictures of the mosaics are paired with scientific drawings. Readers can choose their own colors for images and complete questions and activities.
Dinosaur Mass Extinction
Hands-on activities demonstrate what happens when a volcano erupts. Includes 5 mini dinosaurs, volcano model, power liquid pump, lava powder and guidebook.
Newton's Cradle demonstrates the law of conservation of momentum and energy. A timeless, classic desktop science toy that is the perfect blend of science and art.
4D Vision Tarantula Spider
In this fun 4D vision activity build your own anatomy model of the tarantula spider. This detailed model includes 34 detachable, hand-painted organs and parts and a display stand.
Build your own telescope to study the stars, moons and comets with this kid size version. Easy to put together to enjoy a night of studying our world’s great sky wonders.
In this simulated dinosaur fossil expedition, kids will excavate replicas of both body and trace fossils.
The Discovery Shop is located on the main floor of Morrill Hall. We specialize in unique gifts and souvenirs for the entire family such as: natural history related toys and games, dinosaur and ancient mammal figures, plush animals, large selection of rocks and minerals, t-shirts, books, spectacular jewelry and much more!
Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00 am-4:30pm
Thur 10:00 am-8:00pm
Sun 1:30 pm-4:30pm