NC Museum of Forestry
The Museum of Forestry in Whiteville, NC is OPEN after an extensive renovation.
Museum Hours and Contact Information
Monday–Friday: 9 am–5 pm
Saturday: 1 pm–4 pm
Sunday: 2 pm–5 pm
Creature Feature is one of the “Meet Me at the Museum” public programs and is held the third Sunday of each month. Stay tuned; exciting things are happening at the North Carolina Museum of Forestry, with activities for the entire family.
The Elusive Water Turtle
Sunday, December 15, 2013
Come learn about the habits and habitats of these fascinating creatures that bask on logs along our waterways. Meet several of the reptiles from the Museum's Living Collection, including a yellow-bellied slider and various hybrid turtles.
Teen Science Cafés at the North Carolina Museum of Forestry
There will be no Open Minds Teen Science Café or Extended Hours at the North Carolina Museum of Forestry in December, 2013.
Be Safe,Not A Victim!
Friday, January 17, 2013
5-6:30 pm, Museum open until 7pm
Lt. Bobbie Faulk with the Columbus County Sheriff's Department will discuss common ways criminals choose their victims and what you can do to avoid becoming a victim.
What is the Teen Science Café? The Teen Science Café brings teens together in an informal setting to learn about science and technology. Each café will include a real scientist to speak on chosen topics, an interactive activity relating to the discussion, snacks, and time to meet other teens that enjoy science. This nationwide program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The North Carolina network partners include the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Morehead Planetarium and the North Carolina Museum of Forestry. Examples of topics that have been covered at established Cafés include the gritty reality of crime scene investigations and exploration of the impact of alcohol on the prenatal brain. The possibilities are endless, and the program is FREE! Space is limited, so please call the museum at 910.914.4185 to reserve a spot. Parent must bring teen to the classroom to sign in. Teens must be picked up before the Museum closes at 7pm.
A Forest Journey
through December 31, 2013
This rich and inviting interactive exhibit is inspired by the Harvard classic “A Forest Journey: The Role of Wood in the Development of Civilization” by science writer John Perlin. It sheds new light on the history of the use of wood throughout the world, on forest products (from paper to lifesaving pharmaceuticals) and on the relationship between forests and the benefits of trees.
An exhibit developed and produced by The Franklin Institute.
Celebrate your birthday at the Museum!
Call 910.914.4185 for more information.
Friends of the Museum of Forestry
The North Carolina Museum of Forestry celebrates the natural history and cultural heritage of North Carolina's forests through interpretive exhibits, educational programming and the preservation of natural and man-made materials that demonstrate the ongoing relationship of forests and people.
Connect with our forest natural history and its cultural heritage by exploring displays and interactive exhibits, investigating the outdoor Tree Trail and Fossil Dig Pit, scheduling an educational program experience or participating in special events.
North Carolina Museum of Forestry
415 South Madison Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
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