The Art and Science of Arachnids | Kids Out and About Ft. Worth

The Art and Science of Arachnids

The Art and Science of Arachnids a limited-time, hands-on exhibit that features 100 live arachnids and their place in human culture, opening in December 2020! Visitors will explore the largest arachnid display in North America as they discover human-arachnid cultural connections through hands-on activities like building robots, conducting science experiments, creating your own arachnid art and more. The exhibit also displays 100 live arachnids – including endangered species like the Tiger tarantula and Mexican Red Knee tarantula, alien-looking tailless whip scorpions, and beautiful Peacock tarantulas and Sun Tiger tarantulas!

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Discovery Room is open 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesdays through Saturdays. Discovery Room Admission Tickets can be purchased in the Center’s Gift Shop. (Last admission sold at 4:30 pm)

  • Adults (13 to 59): $5

  • Children (3 to 12; free for children 2 and under)*: $3

  • Seniors (60 +): $4

    *All children must be accompanied by a paying adult

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


703 NW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX, 76006
United States


Contact name: 
Kristi Payne
Email address: 
2 PM – 3 PM


All Ages Adults & kids together