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The Southeast's largest natural history museum features dinosaurs, whale skeletons, live animals, walk-through dioramas, special exhibits, hands-on science education and accessible scientists. IMLS National Medal Finalist, 2014.
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We're told this is one of the best museums in NC and after our second visit we agree.
First off, no entrance fee! A complete whale skeleton greets you as you walk in, and an underwater submersible experience, and a domed area featuring museum lecturers...More
We have been to this museum several times. Sometimes we go as a family, and sometimes I just take the kids. Every time, we find something that is interesting that we didn't see before. We look at fossils, different ecosystems in our state, live animals,...More
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the best free family museum we have ever been to. The selection and size of the facility will blow you away. If you are there on business for the capital and don't have kids, just walk through...More
We visited today with my son and my granddaughter. My granddaughter is 6 years old and loved it. She was so excited about all the exhibits. There are many live exhibits with fish, amphibians, and snakes. There are rooms that you can watch scientists working....More
Whenever my 8 year old granddaughter visits she always requests a visit to the museum. There is something here for everyone. It is fun and informative. Be sure to check out the schedule for the movie times as well. The films are well done and...More
My family and my son's family went to the Science Museum, not only is it free admission (though donations are certainly welcome) but we absolutely enjoyed ourselves for over 3 hours and really didn't see all that was offered, it was definitely a memorable experience...More