Considering the Omicron surge all in person museum events will be postponed through February 1, 2022. The museum will continue to be open for visitation during our regular hours of operation.
Explore deep space and see the wonders of the night sky like you never have before during Starry Night at NCMNS Contentnea Creek. One Friday each month we open our observatory and planetarium for all to enjoy.
Contentnea Creek Events
Weekend Adventures In Nature
Visit Contentnea Creek on Saturdays from March – June 2022 for free outdoor adventures in nature. Learn to kayak, hike the trials, and play in nature.
Each Saturday anyone can come out for free kayak lessons, guided trails hikes, and planetarium shows. Each month from March through June we will offer a new hands-on experience giving you the chance to explore and have fun getting your hands dirty.
Weekend Adventures is brought to you by a grant from the Vidant Health Foundation to foster a healthy and active community.