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Insects of the World

Opens Saturday, April 1

Enjoy 1,500 square feet of bugs, butterflies, beetles, moths, flies and other six-legged creatures from around the world.  This fantastic scientific collection features real preserved specimens representing all the major insect families of the world.

Pirates Lair

Young mates set sail on a self-guided pirate voyage aboard our miniature pirate ship, the Adventure, at anchor in the Explorer’s Outpost.  Children can dress-up, learn and play at their own pace with engaging activities and colorful characters that bring the Caribbean pirate experience to life. 

The Catawba Village

Tuesday – Friday 9 AM – 12 PM

Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM

Sundays 1 – 4 PM

Discover 400 years of Catawba Indian history as your explore replicated structures that reflect the life and culture in the Carolina Woodlands.