MMNS Events

"The Robot Zoo" Exhibit Opens

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact Nicole Smith at 601-576-6000 or by email at

Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work.

Machinery in the robot animals simulates the body parts of their real-life counterparts. In the robot animals, muscles become pistons, intestines become filtering pipes and brains become computers.

A fascinating combination of science, technology and fun, “The Robot Zoo” brings STEM into the visitor’s minds with fun.

This traveling exhibit was created by Evergreen Exhibitions which is one of the world’s premier providers of traveling museum exhibits and is the co-founder of the Association of Science-Technology Centers Award for Innovation.

Highly respected in the science museum community for their commitment and dedication to quality and education, Evergreen’s exhibits use educational concepts to create high quality, immersing, multi-sensory, entertaining, and educational experiences for family audiences which have been featured in more than 200 of the world’s finest museums and science centers.

“The Robot Zoo” exhibit is a past winner of the Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Themed Entertainment Association.

This exhibit is sponsored locally by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation, Feild Co-Operative Association, Inc., Sanderson Farms, Inc., Walker Foundation, Ergon, Inc., Gertrude C. Ford Foundation, Trustmark, and other generous sponsors.

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