What is a Tactile Tour?

Join us for a sensory exploration of North Carolina’s diverse natural habitats and discover the variety of creatures who call North Carolina home. This interactive tour, led by a museum educator, engages your senses to investigate the textures, sounds and smells of the natural world that surrounds us. Highlights include a variety of specimens like Atlantic Ocean whales, a giant salamander of the Appalachian Mountains, and the Terror of the South — the Acrocanthosaurus!

Fee: FREE; registration is required.

Program Length: Approximately 1.5 hours

Age: This tour is intended for audiences over 5 years old. Adult chaperone must be present for participants under 18 years old.

Group Size: 5 to 15 participants.

Please schedule no less than 1 week prior to desired program date. ASL interpreter requests must be made no less than 3 weeks in advance.

Information: For more information and registration, please contact Sam Frigerio, Coordinator of Accessibility and Inclusion, at samantha.frigerio@naturalsciences.org