Remington Nature Center

1502 McArthur Drive , St. Joseph , MO 64505 - United States

Museum Day Hours: 10:00 a.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m. (CST)

816-271-5499

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The Remington Nature Center of St. Joseph provides an opportunity for education and interpretation of nature and conservation, relative to the significance of the Missouri River and Northwest Missouri. The City of St. Joseph utilizes the 13,000 square foot center for educational purposes in an entertaining and enjoyable environment. With the variety of displays and information available, the center appeals to people of all ages and interests. Several interactive components allow people to use their senses to learn about and appreciate the natural environment, as well as the events that impacted nature in and around Northwest Missouri.

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Special activities will be an indoor scavenger hunt, anytime between 10am-5pm; find the locations of the 12 hidden items, write down their locations and win a prize!

Please contact Andrea McCoy, Remington Nature Center Manager, with any questions you have: 816-676-3204 or email amccoy@stjoemo.org

The Remington Nature Center features an outdoor and indoor classroom area, meeting rooms with full audio visual components, and multiple wildlife viewing areas. There are many displays featuring animal habitats including a beaver dam, aviary, and 7,000-gallon native fish aquarium.

The nature center showcases the Missouri River and the River’s force in the development of Northwest Missouri, as it relates to travel, transportation, and trade. The aquarium provides visitors an opportunity to view a variety of native fish common to the River. The Missouri River’s mutations over time and the impact of those changes are also presented.

The center also emphasizes the significance of Native American civilization in Northwest Missouri, by showcasing artifacts used by the tribes of this area. It is important to relate these civilizations and their relationship to the story of the Sacred Hills. Native American habitats also educate visitors as to how the changes to the natural setting began.

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