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Open-Ended Programming in our All-Weather Playscape.

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After a successful opening in March 2014, The Playscape remains a daily favorite destination among visitors of varying ages. Its towering indoor playground structures and blue blocks of many shapes and sizes provide for multiple open-ended play scenarios as well as guided programs. Open-ended play is exactly as it sounds: the concept is open; there [...]


Golden Tickets Make Our Theatre Season Extra Sweet

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There’s a secret in our new chocolate bars…! As we launch into our new theatre season with our very own original production of The Road to Hope: An Elephant’s Story (running July 16th through 27th), we are also pleased to announce an exciting opportunity wrapped within our brand new chocolate bars. Our theatre season includes [...]


The Buzz About Our New Bees

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Please check out this cool gallery of images taken yesterday by our Director of Exhibits Chris Sullivan, as our brand new beehive was being installed. The bees were moved to their new temporary home in the Ranger Station on our second floor. Some facts about the bees and our hive: Davida Sky is our master [...]


Our Favorite Pizza Party of the Year on July 1st

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We are so thrilled to announce one of our favorite yearly benefit events has gotten that much better with a new twist. Please join us on Tuesday July 1st at Flatbread Company, located at 72 Commercial Street in Portland. For those of you who have never been, Flatbread Company’s homemade and handmade aesthetic is very [...]


Thank You, TripAdvisor!

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We are so thrilled to be informed by TripAdvisor that we have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence, based on a 4.5 star rating from you, our visitors and guests. Thank you! It’s always an honor to receive any sort of commendation such as this, but the thing that makes this award special is that it [...]