Featured Events

Creatures of the Night

Learn about our local nocturnal animals by taking a wagon ride through the forest at NCMNS Contentnea Creek.

Starry Night

On November 12th we will be looking at Jupiter and Satrun through the big observatory telescope. Don’t miss your chance to see them up close.

Lets Talk Science with Elise Carrol

Learn about the archaeology of the infamous Queen Anne’s Revenge as told by the Assistant Conservator at the QAR Lab, Elise Carroll.

Greenville Events

HabiTOT Tuesday

HabiTOT Tuesday is a FREE program for Pre-School kids in our Discovery Forest. Every Tuesday at 10am there will be a new story read and a science activity. 

LAB R.A.T.S

LAB R.A.T.S. (Research & Advancements in Technology and Science) is an after school program for middle school students featuring guest speakers and activities around the latest and greatest in science research.

Let's Talk Science

Let’s Talk Science features local scientist sharing their research and expertise. We cover a wide range of topics form Archaeology to Zoology.

Get In Gear with STEM

Get In Gear with STEM is a FREE program for K-5 students. Each month Pitt Pirate Robotics will lead a veriety hands on STEM activites.

Contentnea Creek Events

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

Learn about our local nocturnal animals by taking a wagon ride through the forest at NCMNS Contentnea Creek.

Starry Night

Once a month during Starry Night we open the The Kitty and Max Joyner Observatory to the public.

Nature Saturdays

Each Saturday we offer special programs to help you explore, learn, and enjoy the nature found at NCMNS Contentnea Creek.

Saturday Planetarium Shows

On the second Saturday of each month the planetarium features short film documentaries that explore topics across space and science.

Kayaking

Kayaking in our ponds is fun for all ages! It’s a great place for beginners to learn and for experts to relax and enjoy the breeze.

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

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