Hold your first snake or check out some of the first reptiles ever, 230-million-year-old fossilized creatures found in the quarries of nearby Chatham County, when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts Reptile & Amphibian Day on Saturday, March 13 from 9 am to 5 pm. Free.
March 1, 2010 - 1:07pm
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.