South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell MA

If you are looking for some activities  for the kids now that everyone is getting into a routine, you should check out the South Shore Natural Science center in Norwell. They have Mom and me science classes as well as an afternoon science programs  for the older children.   You can also visit the center daily  between 9-4 to check out their eco zone, the greenhouse as well as many special exhibits.   South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell MA

The South Shore Natural Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the natural and cultural environments of the South Shore located in Norwell MA. Our mission is to provide natural science experiences that educate, excite, and commit every generation to preserve the environment and to encourage responsible use, stewardship and enjoyment of our natural resources. The South Shore Natural Science Center is located on 30 acres surrounded by 200 acres of town conservation/recreation land consisting of meadows, woodland, and a pond. We welcome visitors year round. Please no smoking or pets on the property. Voted one of Massachusetts’ 1000 Great Places to Visit by Mass Office of Travel and Tourism!

Also check out their birthday parties They  are science and nature oriented, creative and down-to-earth fun! Parties can include outdoor hikes, games and activities, science experiments, live animals, the EcoZone, and the greenhouse.  All party themes are held year round.  A great party for girls and boys ages 4 and up.

Admission Fees

Members: Free


$5.00/Child (2-15 years)
Under 2 years – Free
Admission to Vine Hall Art Gallery, the Nature Gift Store and Trails is always free.
Admission to the EcoZone Museum is Free for SSNSC and SSYMCA members.


Upcoming special events

A Night at the Museum

Saturday, November 4
5:00 – 8:00pm
Ages 3 & up
Come and discover our museum at night. Hands-on activities and special exhibits from our collections will make the museum come to life. Guided night walks in the woods at the Science Center lit by the light of the full moon will take place at 6:00 and 7:00pm.
Fees: $5 Member, $8 Non-Member