Astronomy Days

Museum’s Astronomy Days focuses on space telescopes and missions, Jan. 27-28

January 22, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. — From telescope crafts to solar observing, special presentations to rocket launches, space enthusiasts of all ages will be educated and entertained when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts Astronomy Days, Saturday, January 27, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, January 28, noon–5 p.m. Free. Special guest NASA Astronaut Doug Wheelock visits… Read More >

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

“KHAAANNN!” – N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences shows “Star Trek II” Jan. 26

January 16, 2018

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Beyond the darkness … beyond the human evolution … is Khan. A genetically superior tyrant. Exiled to a barren planet; banished by a Starship Commander he is destined to destroy. Left for dead, he has survived. And he is more than a little ticked off. Don’t miss “Star Trek II: The Wrath… Read More >

Big Hero 6

It’s like spooning a warm marshmallow: Watch “Big Hero 6” at Museum, Dec. 29

December 22, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the futuristic city of San Fransokyo with his closest companion Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his other friends —… Read More >

Celebrate 12 Days of Science at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

December 5, 2017

During this holiday season, celebrate science with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Here are just a few ideas. Let’s do that science! Monday, Dec. 18                   3D Movie – “Museum Alive!” at 10am and 2pm In this stunning new movie David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the world-famous Natural History Museum in London,… Read More >

BLU3 C0L0SSUS BUTT3RFLY by John Elliott.

Scientific illustration meets steampunk in Museum’s Nature Art Gallery show, Dec.–Jan.

November 22, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — What do you get when you blend classical scientific illustrations of arthropods (creepy crawlies) with cyber and steampunk themes? John W. Elliott’s intriguing “Exterminati Sunt Mechanica,” on exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery December 1, 2017 through January 28, 2018. A Gallery reception will be held… Read More >