Reptile and Amphibian Day

  • Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

Come out to the Museum to celebrate the twenty-fourth annual Reptile and Amphibian Day, the nation’s largest and most popular event dedicated to hopping, slithering, crawling critters! This year’s theme is LIZARDS!

Gila monster, one of the animals on display at the Venomous Lizards table


SECU Daily Planet Theater: NRC Floors 1, 2 & 3

Lizards of the World!
Dr. Bryan L. Stuart, Curator of Herpetology
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Explore the diversity of the world’s living lizards.

more info coming soon…


NC Museum of Natural Sciences  
Frogs come in all shapes and sizes, and have amazing adaptations.

Museum T-Shirt Sales
NC Museum of Natural Sciences 
Make sure you pick up an event shirt featuring our theme lizard!

Watermedia painting demonstration   
Stacy Lewis Studio   
Stacy Lewis will be creating some of her original watermedia paintings.

Pollywog Playspace  
NC Museum of Natural Sciences  
A space with games and activities perfect for tadpoles. We will have storytime in the Blue Classroom at 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm featuring reptiles and amphibians.

The Traveling Tortoise

Turtles and lizards and frogs, oh my! Explore the fascinating world of herpetology while meeting the amazing animals from the “The Traveling Tortoise.”

Slimy Salamanders
NC Museum of Natural Sciences  
Learn about the diversity of salamanders in North Carolina, and the importance of temporary pools.

Crocodile Education Station 
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Learn about the diversity of crocodilians around the world.

NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Check out these cool lizards and their adaptations.

Life in the Dark: Terrific Troglobites
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Did you know that there are some herps that live in caves their entire lives? How about snakes that hunt other cave-dwelling creatures? Check out this exhibit to take a trip through the dark, and come out with cool snake craft!

more info coming soon…



March 17
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Downtown Raleigh
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States


Miranda Dowdy