NCMNS Top Attraction in Wake County, According to Travel Lens

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Revel in the Wonders of Nature at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

By Blake Walsh

I never thought I could practically travel through time and space until I stepped into the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

This museum, nestled in the heart of downtown Raleigh, is a haven of knowledge, exploration, and excitement.

Whether it’s a lazy weekend getaway or a weekday adventure with the kids, this place never ceases to amaze.

Entering the museum, we were greeted by an impressive collection of live insects on the top floor that would delight any amateur entomologist.

As we descended, fascinating snakes like copperheads, cottonmouths, and rat snakes greeted us — all common yet captivating residents of North Carolina.

The dinosaur exhibits, however, were the star of the show — they were a roaring hit, especially with the children.

Read the full article: 27 Best Things to Do in Wake County, NC

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