On Monday, April 27 from 9 am to noon, homeschool families are invited to participate in a special morning at Prairie Ridge.
April 16, 2009 - 8:11am
April 14, 2009 - 6:07pm
Planet Earth Celebration 2009 at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences this Saturday, April 18. Ride FREE CAT Buses system-wide, help build an 'urban tumbleweed' and shop at Burt's Bees 25th "Happy Burt Day" Bonanza Tent Sale
March 30, 2009 - 11:00am
Closed Monday March 30 for repairs.
March 26, 2009 - 8:00am
"They Came from Beyond Space" (1967) lands on the big screen of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh at 7 pm on Friday, April 3. Also: Last chance for entries to the Natural Horror Picture Show "Make Your Own Movie Trailer" Contest.
March 16, 2009 - 3:30pm
For the second year in a row, downtown Raleigh will be transformed into a fun forum for learning and entertainment with the return of Planet Earth Celebration--Respect Your Mother at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
March 16, 2009 - 3:07pm
A gift for the gods. A symbol of wealth and luxury. An economic livelihood. Bonbons. Hot fudge. Candy bars. Get the complete story behind the tasty treat that we crave in "Chocolate," a tantalizing new exhibition showing at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh from May 9 to September 7, 2009.
January 17, 2009 - 7:00am
Love In The Tropics will feature live music with Saludos Compay, dancing, silent auction, and 50/50 raffle.
January 8, 2009 - 6:46pm
After almost 13 years of research, Museum malacologist Arthur E. Bogan can see the reality of his hard work in a new book titled “Freshwater Mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.”
January 8, 2009 - 3:23pm
The Charles Darwin Lecture Series kicks off Thursday, February 12
January 7, 2009 - 12:06pm
If you are a formal or informal educator in North Carolina currently teaching science and have a desire to travel and learn, now is the time to apply for one of these inspiring educational adventures, which take place this summer in Yellowstone National Park, Ecuador and Belize. Administrators, environmental educators or university professors who work with these teachers may also apply.