Visitor Info

Accessibility

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

The following services are available:

  • Wheelchairs may be checked out at the front desk, free of charge
  • ALDs (Assistive Listening Devices) for hard of hearing visitors are available at the front desk for any of the exhibit hall programs
  • Programs or tours for special needs groups

Persons with disabilities desiring assistive services and other special accommodations should call 919.707.9887, Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

All of the facilities at Prairie Ridge are outdoors. With adequate notice (minimum 72 hours in advance of visit), staff will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability. For more information, please call 919.707.9887, Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.

With adequate prior notification, Prairie Ridge staff will make every reasonable effort to accommodate individuals with mobility impairments wishing to use the trails.
 
Any “other power-driven mobility device” that an individual wishes to use must not cause damage to the trail surface and be able to be safely operated for the volume of visitation currently at Prairie Ridge.  For more information, please contact the Director of Prairie Ridge.