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.
March 1, 2013 - 12:12pm
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.
February 21, 2013 - 2:24pm
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February 20, 2013 - 10:41am
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February 18, 2013 - 3:44pm
RALEIGH — It’s long been known that dolphins possess keen intelligence and self awareness – a trait once thought to be uniquely human. And dolphins have fascinated humans for centuries. Some ancient cultures even worshipped dolphins and condemned anyone who harmed them.
February 13, 2013 - 3:17pm
The Institute of Museum and Library Services today named the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences as a National Medal for Museum and Library Services finalist.
February 7, 2013 - 5:04pm
Spend an afternoon learning about famed naturalist Charles Darwin, take a closer look at his theories and their impact on modern science, and meet some of the scientists who are continuing his work when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts Darwin Day on Saturday, February 16, 9am-5
February 5, 2013 - 12:43pm
Watch the video of today's in-flight downlink from the International Space Station (ISS) with NASA astronaut and North Carolina native Dr. Tom Marshburn on the Museum's Livestream account!