Join us for the world premiere of Dinosaurs in Motion, where visitors engage with — and learn from — 14 magnificent, life-size metal dinosaur sculptures inspired by actual fossils. The new exhibition runs May 18 through September 8 at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh.
April 4, 2013 - 4:53pm
Commemorate the 101st anniversary of the sinking of Titanic, Monday, April 15 at noon; state employees receive discount into "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition"April 1, 2013 - 1:54pm
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will commemorate the 101st anniversary of the sinking of the maiden voyage of the Titanic on Monday, April 15 at 12 noon for a one-hour “Lunch & Learn” in the Museum’s main auditorium.
Never before seen landscape paintings by Anthony Ulinski to debut at the Nature Art Gallery Friday, April 5March 20, 2013 - 4:39pm
The Places in Between, landscape paintings by Anthony Ulinski on display at the Nature Art Gallery, Friday, April 5–28.
March 19, 2013 - 12:13pm
RALEIGH — The bizarre world you met in “Planet of the Apes” was only the beginning. What lies beneath may be the end! Or it might just be the second of five Ape Planet movies.
March 7, 2013 - 3:09pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 7, 2013
Science, Education, Travel Editors.
Contact: Emelia.Cowans@naturalsciences.org; 919.707.9837
March 4, 2013 - 8:56am
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ranked No. 1 in the annual survey of museums and historic attractions for 2012, according to results released this morning by Carolina Publishing Associates, which compiles the data. It is the first change in the top spot during the nine years of the survey.
March 1, 2013 - 12:12pm
On Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the main Museum and the Nature Research Center will be transformed into a herpetological paradise. Free! From boas to pythons, pit vipers to rattlesnakes, visitors can get up close and personal with all manner of serpents as well as live frogs, toads, salamanders, turtles, lizards and crocodilians.
A History of African-American Spirituality on the Land, a talk by Dr. Dianne Glave at the Museum, Wednesday, March 6 at 7 pmFebruary 28, 2013 - 4:13pm
Dr. Dianne Glave will give a talk at the Museum titled, "Appeasing the Spirits of Millions of Things Organic & Inorganic: A History of African- American Spirituality on the Land" on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Museum’s Auditorium.
February 28, 2013 - 12:25pm
New Partnership Makes a Science Out of Having Fun in Raleigh on Thursday Nights. Museum, Time Warner Cable Partner for “Science Thursdays” and “Open Minds” Teen Science Café.
February 21, 2013 - 2:50pm
RALEIGH — Evil, as venomous as a snake, turns the quiet of this town into a writhing Hell on Earth. Where every man fears for his safety and his sanity. Where everyone is suspect. Trapped like animals in a cage.