North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Contentnea Creek will be closed to the public for wildlife management.

December 2 – December 4
December 9 – December 11
December 30 – January 1

Greenville Events


Drop your kids off for a night of science-themed fun! Each Kid’s Night Out will feature a themed movie, hands-on activity, and dinner.

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. 

Get in Gear

Get In Gear with STEM is a FREE program for K-5 students. Each month Pitt Pirate Robotics and PiRates will lead hands on STEM activites across a wide rang of topics.

Contentnea Creek Events

Nature Saturdays

Visit NCMNS Contentnea Creek on Saturdays from 10am – 2pm for free outdoor adventures in nature.

Starry Night

From August-May we open the The Kitty and Max Joyner Observatory to the public during Starry Night!

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