Programs & Events

Events

First Fridays

First Friday of every month

5–9pm
Spend a delightfully different evening on the First Friday of every month, except as noted below. Enjoy light fare plus beer and wine from the Acro Café, shop at the Museum Store, enjoy the Nature Art Gallery, groove to live music and stroll through fabulous exhibits. At 7pm, catch a free cult classic at The Natural Horror Picture Show.

For information, contact Steve Popson at 919.707.9856.

All Events:

Titlesort descending Program Type Description Date

Astronomy Days 2015

Event The Museum partners with NASA and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! 01/24/2015 - 9:00am

Brimley Society Exclusive: Tropical Evening at the Living Conservatory

Event Enjoy a wine and cheese reception and special evening access to the Living Conservatory exhibit for an opportunity to see the Two-toed Sloth at his most active. 08/08/2014 - 5:30pm

BugFest 2014

Event Each year over 35,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities, including Café Insecta! 09/20/2014 - 9:00am

Evening Living Conservatory Tour

Event Join us for a special evening tour of the Living Conservatory exhibit for an opportunity to see the two-toed sloth at his most active. 08/22/2014 - 5:30pm

First Friday: Sci-fi Shorts

Event Join us for a viewing of rare 16mm-film versions of science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke. 08/01/2014 - 5:00pm

Fossil Fair 2014

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/15/2014 - 9:00am

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation and Hungry Hungry Hippo, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 07/17/2014 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation and Hungry Hungry Hippo, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 07/17/2014 - 6:00pm

Member Exclusive: Wet Lab Tour

Event We’re offering our most exclusive member tour to date — a behind-the-scenes look at our reptile and amphibian collections. 08/14/2014 - 4:00pm

Natural Selections: The Wake County Science and Brewers Expo

Event Join the brewers of Wake County at the Museum for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. 08/21/2014 - 6:00pm

Rainforest Adventure: Scout Discount Day

Event Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their guests will be eligible for the discounted group rate of $4 per person for entry to the Rainforest Adventure special exhibition. 08/02/2014 - 10:00am

Science Trivia!

Event What’s cooler than absolute zero? Find out at Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 03/07/2013 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event What’s cooler than absolute zero? Find out at Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 03/07/2013 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event What’s cooler than absolute zero? Find out at Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 03/07/2013 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event What’s cooler than absolute zero? Find out at Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 03/07/2013 - 7:00pm

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