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Friday Starry Nights

Butterfly Adventure
Returns June 1 - July 13

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00am-3:00pm; last entry 1:30pm.

Be amazed with an up close encounter as hundreds of butterflies surround you in our butterfly adventure habitat.

Click here for more information.

Special Events!

Butterfly Bonanza - June 25 & July 9
Includes cookies, crafts and private time in the live Butterfly Adventure habitat.
$40 for parent and one child. Members receive $5 discount. Additional children $10 each.
Click here to purchase tickets.

Birthdays and Butterflies!
Celebrate your birthday with the butterflies. Available June 25 and July 9.
$250, maximum of 20 attendees.
Click here for more information.



2nd Sat

Harrison Hall of Natural Science open for the Butterfly Adventure June 1st-July 13

• The Marine Lab got an overhaul including new immersive tanks and exhibits with an expanded focus on the coral reef and the food web.
• A new shark exhibit featuring a megalodon jaw and shark tracker has been added.
• Several of the habitats for the 100 + animals that call Roper Mountain home have been upgraded
• Experience the new and improved Harrison Hall as part of the Butterfly Adventure which runs Tuesday-Saturday from 9am-3pm June 1st to July 13th
Harrison Hall Information 



Friday Starry Nights

Summer Exploration Camps

Our Summer Exploration Camps feature a wide range of topics for students from completed K4 through 9th grade.

Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp Information

Summer Camp 2018
Volunteer Application



2nd Sat

Giant Dome Theater & Planetarium

Experience Friday Starry Nights in the newly renovated T.C. Hooper Planetarium with a new 360° full immersion dome, 4K projection, state-of-the-art lighting, dynamic 5.1 surround sound and more!
Friday Starry Nights Information 



2nd Sat

Second Saturday Events

July 14, 2018
Blueberry Festival
All things blueberry!

Second Saturday Info

Science on Wheels


Become a member of Roper Mountain Science Center!

Benefits include admission to Second Saturdays, Starry Nights, and Butterfly Adventure, as well as admission to over 300 science centers and museums world wide.

Membership Options



Roper Mountain

Roper Mountain…

Check out why Roper Mountain is the most impactful learning experience in the Upstate.


Science on Wheels

Science on Wheels

Bring a Roper Mountain science lesson directly to your site. Our public outreach programs are perfect for family audiences, afterschool groups, evening events at schools, summer camps, community centers and more. We will travel anywhere within a two and a half hour drive of Greenville, SC.

Science on Wheels Information



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A 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, S.C. 29615   P 864.355.8900   F 864.355.8948