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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh/Durham

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601Map
+1 919 733 7450
Neighborhood: Raleigh, Inside Beltline

Explore the natural wonders of North Carolina, from the depths of its ocean to its rocky mountains.  Complete with a 20-foot (6-meter) waterfall, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science has much to offer. See North Carolina as it was, in a re-creation of six prehistoric habitats. This is home to the only Acorcanthosaurus discovered in the world, and Willo, the first dinosaur found with a fossilized heart. The Discovery Room is full of interactive exhibits. Looking for that perfect gift? The Nature Gallery has original nature-themed artwork available. There is a restaurant on site. The general admission is free of charge. There is a cover charge for special exhibits. Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult. The Discovery Room, Naturalist Center, and Living Conservatory remain closed on Mondays.

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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology, Educational, Sports and the Outdoors, Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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