Backyard Wilderness

Enjoy “Backyard Wilderness” in 3D (and AC) at N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

May 15, 2018

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — This summer, discover that Wi-Fi is not the only connection that matters. Experience nature closer than ever before when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences introduces “Backyard Wilderness” into their rotation of outstanding 3D nature films, beginning June 1. “Backyard Wilderness” will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature… Read More >

Making yarn toys

Sensory Friendly Night held at N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences May 24

May 3, 2018

(Raleigh, N.C.) – For families and visitors requiring special accommodations, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will stay open late to offer a quieter, sensory friendly evening Thursday, May 24, 5:30–8 p.m. Free. There will be plenty of fun activities, scientists and live animals, the featured exhibition “Mazes & Brain Games,” and much more…. Read More >

NCCU Grad Student Presentation in the SECU Daily Planet Theater

NCCU Students Showcase Research for Museum Audiences

April 30, 2018

“Biological/Biomedical Sciences and Integrated Biosciences students at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) have an extra challenge to overcome to earn their graduate degrees: Successfully present scientific research at the SECU Daily Planet Theater inside the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences.” NCCU Press Release

Great Smoky Mountains photographs featured at Museum’s Nature Art Gallery in May

April 25, 2018

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery presents “Photographs of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park” by engineer-turned-photographer John Moore. The show runs May 4–27, with a Gallery reception Saturday, May 5, 2–4 p.m. All exhibited art is for sale. John Moore has lived in Charleston for 40 years…. Read More >

Triangle SciTech Expo

From homemade slime to duct tape boats, Museum hosts Triangle SciTech Expo April 28

April 18, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. — Test drive a robot, create your own “slime,” build a boat out of duct tape, or help recreate North Carolina using LEGOs. The possibilities are endless as you check out Triangle SciTech Expo at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and immerse yourself in the excitement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering… Read More >