While most children are content with learning the sounds that animals make, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith wrote and published “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” when he was 4 years old and in preschool! On Tuesday, December 2, Christopher will be the Museum’s special guest during Storytime at its regularly scheduled time at 10:30 a.m. An added Storytime will be held at 12:30 p.m.
November 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
November 13, 2014 - 4:24pm
A U.S. delegation left Wednesday morning, November 12 for Guadalajara, Mexico on the first international trip of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ eMammal International project. The delegation will be in Mexico through November 15.
November 13, 2014 - 3:54pm
The skull of the Museum's Thescelosaurus, "Willo" is featured in a new paper by South Dakota School of Mines & Technology paleontologist Dr. Clint Boyd, published on PeerJ.
November 13, 2014 - 11:52am
A rare dinosaur fossil has been restored by an international team of scientists — led by Dr. Stephan Lautenschlager from the University of Bristol and including Dr. Lindsay Zanno from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences — using high-resolution X-ray computed tomography (CT scanning) and digital visualization techniques. The work is described this week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.
November 6, 2014 - 5:28pmWednesday, November 12, 10:30-11:30am
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
SECU Daily Planet Theater
November 5, 2014 - 11:18am
Dig for REAL fossils like a paleontologist, bring in your own fossils to be identified by experts and learn all about sauropods at Fossil Fair!
November 4, 2014 - 11:57amJourney to a savage world where time is extinct … the NC Museum of Natural Sciences!
November 3, 2014 - 12:07pm
In the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ newest Nature Art Gallery show, “Ethereal Plumage,” photographer and artist James Henderson shows us the beauty of feathers.
October 31, 2014 - 3:58pm
Curator of Special Populations Liani Yirka has worked with employees at SAS to develop a cutting-edge app that ultimately makes the Museum more accessible to all visitors.
September 26, 2014 - 3:31pm