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NC Museum of Forestry

The Museum of Forestry in Whiteville, NC is OPEN after an extensive renovation.

North Carolina Museum of Forestry

Museum Hours and Contact Information

Monday–Friday: 9 am–5 pm
Saturday: 1 pm–4 pm
Sunday: 2 pm–5 pm
Phone: 910.914.4185

Teen Science Cafés at the North Carolina Museum of Forestry

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.

Open Minds Teen Science Cafe

Evening Nature Hike

Friday, September 26, 2014, 5pm 

Open Minds Teen Science Cafe (OMTSC) in Whiteville begins its third year with an evening nature hike. Discover the Museum's Tree Trail with a hike, led by Rebecca Westbrooks, environmental science instructor at Southeastern Community College. The hike celebrates the 8th annual Take a Child Outside Week (September 24-30) . 

For more information on Take a Child Outside Week visit

Celebrate your birthday at the Museum!

Call 910.914.4185 for more information.

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Visitor Information

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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