Welcome to A Time For Science!
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.

Greenville Science Center
729 Dickinson Ave.
Greenville NC 27834

Closed for Exhibit Installation

Grifton Nature & Science Center
949 Contentnea Ln.
Grifton, NC 27530
Daily: Sunrise to Sunset

Sept. 26 – Nov. 24

Location: Greenville Science Center

Explore the mysteries and artifacts of the early European settlements in Eastern North Carolina and learn how scientists are using new technologies to discover the ways of the past.

A partnership with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and ECU’s Thomas Harriot School of Arts and Sciences’ Anthropology department. 

Greenville Science Center

729 Dickinson Avenue • Greenville, NC • (252) 364-2862

Our science learning center and museum located in the heart of Greenville offers exhibits, science camps, and public programs to ignite Eastern North Carolina’s interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) in an educational and fun way!

Grifton Nature & Science Center

949 Contentnea Lane • Grifton, NC • (252) 364-2862

Our Grifton location features 400 acres land in southern Pitt County and offers hiking, camping, and kayaking adventures. The Grifton Nature & Science Center is also home to the Chia-Yu Li Planetarium and the Kitty and Max Joyner Observatory. 


october, 2018

06oct7:30 pmCarolina Skies Astronomy Club Meeting

11oct10:30 am12:00 pmUnder the Microscope: The Battle PlanAdult education series

17oct4:00 pm6:00 pmS.A.G.E. Sisters MeetingA program for middle school aged girls

19oct7:30 pm9:30 pmEvent OverStarry NightPlanetarium Show & Observatory Session

20oct7:30 pm9:00 pmEvent OverKid-Centered Full Moon PaddleA full moon paddle early enough for the kids to enjoy.

24oct4:00 pm6:00 pmS.A.G.E. Sisters MeetingA program for middle school aged girls

26oct(oct 26)6:00 pm27(oct 27)9:00 pmCreatures of the Night