Downtown Museum Dates Closed

  • Thursday, November 26
  • Thursday, December 24
  • Friday, December 25
  • Friday, January 1, 2021

Prairie Ridge & Whiteville Dates Closed

  • Thursday, November 26
  • Thursday, December 24
  • Friday, December 25
  • Friday, January 1, 2021
  • Plus all state holidays

Nature Exploration Center (NEC)

11 West Jones Street, Downtown Raleigh

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10am–4pm
  • Closed Monday

Nature Research Center (NRC)

121 West Jones Street, Downtown Raleigh

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10am–4pm
  • Closed Monday

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 9am–1pm
  • Closed Sunday and Monday

Whiteville

415 South Madison Street, Whiteville

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 9am–1pm
  • Closed Sunday and Monday

Living Conservatory (butterfly room)

4th Floor, Nature Exploration Center

The Living Conservatory is currently closed.

Naturalist Center

2nd Floor, Nature Research Center

The Naturalist Center is currently closed.

Daily Planet Cafe

1st Floor, Nature Research Center

  • Tuesday–Friday: 8am–4pm
  • Saturday: 9am–4pm
  • Sunday: 10am–4pm

Acro Cafe

4th Floor, Nature Exploration Center

The Acro Cafe is currently closed.

Museum Store

1st Floor, Nature Exploration Center

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 11am–4pm
  • Sunday: noon-4pm