North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS) Contentnea Creek is closed to walk up visitors for the time being due to the pandemic. Groups are still welcome to book reservations. Keep an eye on our events calendar and our Facebook page for special events happening at NCMNS Contentnea Creek.

A Partnership For The Future

Through an innovative partnership between the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and A Time for Science, the Museum is establishing two new branches in Pitt County: Greenville and Contentnea Creek.The NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Contentnea Creek is a 400-acre outdoor learning center in Grifton that features hiking and paddling trails through a variety of habitats, as well as an observatory and a planetarium.The NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville will open in 2021 with new, exceptional exhibits, mind-opening programs and educational events that reflect the relevant needs of audiences in northeastern North Carolina.

Welcome!

Explore nature, do science, and have fun! Through our exhibits, programs, and field experiences, we provide visitors with opportunities to get up close and personal with science and nature.

NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville
729 Dickinson Ave.
Greenville NC 27834

Closed For Renovations

NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Contentnea Creek
949 Contentnea Ln.
Grifton, NC 27530
Currently closed to walk-up visitors due to Covid-19. Groups are still welcome to book reservations

NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville

729 Dickinson Avenue • Greenville, NC • 

Our science and technology learning center and museum is located in the heart of Greenville. Here, we will offer exhibits, science camps & fairs and e-mentoring programs to ignite kids’ interest to engage in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and arts (STEAM) in educational and fun ways

NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Contentnea Creek

949 Contentnea Lane • Grifton, NC • 

The Museum’s Contentnea Creek location features 380 acres of Bray Hollow Conservancy lands in southern Pitt County and offers nature classes, regular kayaking, 5K trail runs, as well as astronomy programs at the on-site Chia-yu Li Planetarium and Kitty and Max Joyner Observatory, and much more!

Events

729 Dickinson Avenue | Greenville, NC 27834 | 252.364.2862

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

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