The Museum offers natural history programs, workshops and trips. Use the Museum’s learning resources and online adventures to expand your natural science knowledge during a Museum visit, at home, in the field and in the classroom.

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Plan Your Field Trip

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Explore North Carolina’s diverse habitats, meet live animals and discover your connections to the natural world — all during a field trip to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.


Educators of Excellence Institutes

Join the Museum on the adventure of a lifetime to Yellowstone, Belize, Ecuador and the Amazon! Applications are due March 11, 2013.

Educators of Excellence | Educators of Excellence Application 2014 (PDF)

Educator Treks

Get into the field and explore the remarkable natural history around you. Discover ways to integrate these experiences into all areas of your curriculum.

Interactive Video Conferencing

Want to visit the Museum without a long bus trip? Experience a live, interactive Museum “field trip” over the Internet.

Outreach Programs

The Museum brings natural science presentations to you that include live animals and natural objects. Programs can be scheduled for school-wide science days, after-school programs, summer camps, scouting groups, clubs, preschools, libraries and community festivals.