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  • February 18, 2010 - 11:24am

    Devouring people as if they were flies, cult B-movie classic “The Giant Gila Monster” crawls onto the big stage at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh on Friday, March 5 at 7 pm.

  • February 3, 2010 - 3:28pm

    “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” opens February 13 and runs through May 9, 2010.

  • January 31, 2010 - 7:00am

    The Museum of Natural Sciences will be open 12 - 5pm on Monday, February 1.

  • January 28, 2010 - 5:23pm

    Applications are now available online for the 2010 Institutes.

  • January 26, 2010 - 7:00am

    To help celebrate the new Megalodon exhibit, we are asking kids to illustrate their best and most realistic version of a shark in its natural surroundings.

  • January 22, 2010 - 11:02am

    Check out this year's crop of summer camps!

  • January 20, 2010 - 1:59pm

    Come see the big picture — of the Universe — as the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts its 20th annual Astronomy Days event on Saturday, January 30 from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, January 31 from noon to 5 pm. Check out Mars in 3D, view the sun safely through solar telescopes, launch your own rocket and meet live animals of the constellations. You can also meet a live astronaut!

  • January 6, 2010 - 10:36am

    31 award-winning pictures will be on display from Friday, January 8 through Sunday, April 4 at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

  • December 15, 2009 - 11:20am

    Science in the Triangle article featuring Museum Curator of Mammals Lisa Gatens.

  • December 2, 2009 - 4:49pm

    SECU members via the SECU Foundation have announced a $4 million grant to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, funding the Museum’s centerpiece of the planned Nature Research Center. The centerpiece — SECU Daily Planet— will be a three-story multimedia program area that will employ cutting edge audio and visual technologies to provide a rich backdrop for live presentations on key environmental issues and recent scientific discoveries.


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