The Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Kids Out and About Charlotte

The Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia , NC , 28054
Phone: 704-866-6900
35° 15' 11.5848" N, 81° 9' 32.3532" W
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Schiele Museum
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Inspiring wonder and appreciation of the natural world, The Schiele provides the region with a unique educational resource. Whether through formal instruction or visiting the various exhibits, visitors to The Schiele gain insight into the marvels of the world around.


1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC, 28054
United States



Free Tuesday and Free Friday at The Schiele Museum

12 PM - 4 PM

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Science Club at the Schiele - A Daily Remote Learning Solution for Grades 1 - 5

Science Club Features:

  • a science enrichment experience when students are scheduled for remote learning
  • remote learning labs that support your child’s distance learning requirements
  • small clubs with dedicated meeting space
  • hands-on STEAM activities
  • daily outdoor time – hiking, playing, wildlife watching
  • guided exhibit activities
  • planetarium shows and museum programs
  • games and recreation

Science Club is available for children entering in grades 1 - 5. 

Our program is open Wednesdays from 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM. 

To maintain our social distancing standards, our programs have strict capacity limits, so early registration is recommended.

Academic - General
STEM - General
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School