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Summer Science Camp

Summer can’t get here fast enough! Encounter animals. Concoct experiments.  Solve mysteries. No matter what your kids do, every day of summer will be packed full of adventure, excitement, and opportunities to  explore science and know wonder.


$280 Members
$305 General Public
Aug. 3 | 10AM-4PM

Watermelon Day

Celebrate National Watermelon Day and enjoy special watermelon-themed animal programing.
Donate a melon to the animals!
free with admission
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Durham Community Days

Thanks to generous supporters, Durham Community Days offers opportunities for families-in-need to visit the Museum throughout the year. Dias de la Comunidad de Durham ofrecerán oportunidades a familias en necesidad para visitar al museo. 
Durham County residents with ID* are free.
free with admission
Aug. 14 | 5-8PM

Science at Sunset

It's a block party at your favorite science center! Spend the evening outdoors digging for fossils, cooling down in Mist, and enjoying live music & food trucks!
$7 per person
Free for 2 and under
fee applies
Sept. 24 | 6:30–9:30pm

Science of Beer

Our most popular AfterHours event is back! Tastings, special workshops, hands-on science & experts in the field all at your fingertips. 
Leave the kids at home - this one's for the adults. 21+ only.
fee applies
Nov. 7 | All Day!

Engineers Day

Celebrate the world of engineering with some of the best in the business! 
free with admission
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