The Nature
Discovery Center

18 Highlawn Rd
Warner, NH 03278
(603) 856-7893

What's New?


Cowries...the Most Widely and Longest Used Currency in History.

See close to 30 species of Cowries and learn more about their use throughout human history by people in all parts of the world. Handle some of these shiny mollusks.


New Exhibits:

· "Minerals and Rocks in Our Lives" using specimens in the Museum's new lighted mineral case.

· "Nature as Art", an interactive new nature photo exhibit.



"Wings in the Night,"

Learn about New Hampshire bats. Why are bats dying, why are they important to us, and what can we do to prevent their loss?

Try the bat quiz at the Museum.

Get Outside!

The Nature Discovery Center and the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum invite you to walk on the Medicine Woods Trail, located behind The Nature Discovery Center. Guide pamphlets are available at the trailhead.

Check this website for updates on trail development and guided trail walks.

Volunteer to help develop a trail for The Nature Discovery Center.

Even though you can learn about nature in the Museum, there's much more to discover outside! Observe the seasonal changes, smell the fresh air, and walk quietly.

New Activities:

- New "touchy-feelies" inside the mystery box

- Challenging New Rocks and Minerals Quizzing Bee (for grade 4 through adult)

- Downy Woodpecker Puppet for preschoolers

- New sand for making a sand collection to take home





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