Visit Q?rius

Butterfly Pavilion

Learn how natural selection has shaped animals and plants together, and then take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants.

Q?rius jr. — A Discovery Room

Students in grades K-7 get a chance to practice their scientific inquiry skills as they interact with items from the Museum's collections.

O. Orkin Insect Zoo

Observe live insects and their many-legged relatives, touch and hold them, and watch tarantula feeding demonstrations.

What Is Q?rius?

Q?rius is a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental environment that brings scientists and their research out from behind the scenes. Students get tactile and up-close access to more than 6,000 objects from the Museum's collections.