Deals and Events | Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06370

Nature's Art Village & The Dinosaur Place: 860-443-4367
The PAST & The Gateway Museum:860-437-3615


Geology Toys & Science Kits

This Thursday, October 27th through Sunday, October 30th is the 7th Annual Nature’s Art Village Toy Sale and for today’s Mineral Monday we are looking at the best toys at Nature’s Art Village to inspire your young geologist! Every toy in The Ageless Toy Shop inside The Shops at Nature’s Art Village will be on sale between 15% and 50% off during the toy sale including the selection of rocks & geology toys displayed below. Click Here for more information on the 7th Annual Nature’s Art Village Toy Sale.

geocentral-excavation-kitExcavation Kits

Get hands-on with Nature’s Art Village’s selection of excavation dig kits! Perfect for boys and girls alike, these engaging science kits allow you to uncover genuine specimens from meteors and rocks to fossils and more. Learn about each unique piece you uncover on your archaeological adventure and add your finds to your personal collection. Each kit comes with all the supplies you’ll need and are the perfect gifts for birthdays, holidays or any special occasion. Nature’s Art Village has Excavation Kits from GeoCentral and Discover with Dr. Cool for sale in the Ageless Toy Shop.

earth-science-kit-rocksScience Experiment Sets

crystal-growing-kitsThe Ageless Toy Shop inside the Shops at Nature’s Art Village’s has an enormous collection of science experiment sets that are the perfect mix of learning and fun! Grow your very own crystals from scratch with our crystal growing kits or create an erupting volcano that bursts with lava. Learn about a large variety of rocks and how they formed with an earth science kit and begin your collection with the samples rocks included. With dozens of unique science kits made be GeoCentral, Kristal Educational, Toy Smith & Green Science, The Ageless Toy Shop at Nature’s Art Village is your destination for science fun!

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From The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth to beginner rocks & mineral guides, The Shops at Nature’s Art Village have a large selection of books to inspire your little rock enthusiast. Picture story books with fun illustrations like Volcano Wakes Up! and The Magic School Bus allow you to take an entertaining adventure while learning about how the earth was made. Have a more advanced geologist in your family? Nature’s Art Village offers a selection of educational books and guides from National Geographic, GeoCentral and more. Turn their new hobby of rock collecting into a life-long passion with rocks and mineral guides for all ages and reading levels. All books within the Ageless Toy Shop at Nature’s Art Village will be included in the Toy Sale.

For more information on the 7th Annual Nature’s Art Village Toy Sale call 860.443.4367 or visit The Shops at Nature’s Art Village on Route 85 in Montville, Connecticut.

Check back next week for a new Mineral Monday!

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Pokemon Go Special Offer!

The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village

Oh no! Pokemon have taken over The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village and Monty T. Rex needs your help to catch them all! Visit The Dinosaur Place August 1st through 4th, 2016 and show us the Pokemon Go App on your phone to receive $2 off park admission for each member of your group! This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts and you must show the app while purchasing your admission to receive the offer. This offer is not valid on prior purchases. Monty hopes to see all his fellow Pokemon Trainers at The Dinosaur Place! For more information please feel free to call 860.443.4367 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Dora the Explorer at The Dinosaur Place

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village

Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer will be on-site for meet and greet and photographs with families at The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village! The fun-filled event will take place at The Dinosaur Place on Route 85 in Montville, CT from 12pm-2pm on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Come join us for a Jurassic Dinosaur Filled day at The Dinosaur Place with Dora the Explorer brought to you by our partners on The Connecticut Dino Trail! This event is weather permitting. For more information on The Dinosaur Place, please watch the video below or call 860.443.4367.

Discovery Depot indoor activity center at Nature’s Art Village will be open special hours throughout April 2015!

  • April 6-10: Open 11am-3pm
  • April 11-19: Open 10am-5pm
  • April 20-24: Open 11am-3pm
  • Every Weekend: Open 10am – 5pm (Closed Easter Sunday, April 5)

Click Here to learn more about Discovery Depot!