September 2014

Ducks on sale now!

Buy Ducks to Benefit Farmyard

All proceeds help fund the care and feeding of Museum farmyard animals. Buy your rubber ducky in Elements, Gizmo Garage or at the Great American Tobacco Duck Race site here.
fee applies
Tuesday thru Saturday

The Lab

Grab a pair of safety goggles and dive into a hands-on experiment at The Lab.
free with admission

Pumpkin Patch Express

Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Pumpkins, crafts and carnival games...
Tuesday, September 2

Wednesday, September 3

Friday, September 5
Sept 6, Oct 4, Nov 1

Tinker Tech Family Workshops

Once a month, we’ll investigate a different area of technology in a hands-on, 1.5 hour workshop. Both kids and adults will love playing with innovative engineering toys and learning about real-world technology.
For ages 6 and up*
Price per workshop:
$15 Members
$30 General public (includes admission)

Bears Up Close

Join us for a tour of the Bear House to encounter these remarkable creatures closer than you've ever been before and hear stories of the individual bears at the Museum.
$12.50 per person.
To register call 919-220-5429 x313

For ages 3 and older; no strollers permitted beyond path to bear habitat.
fee applies
Starting in September!

School's Out Day Camps 2014-15

Learn about some of your favorite science topics with hands-on activities, crafts and exhibit exploration throughout the Museum all day long!
Ages: PreK– Grade 5
$65/day Members
$75/day General public
September 18 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Science of Beer

From meeting local brewers, tastings galore and one-of-a-kind workshops, this is one night you can't miss!

Leave the kids at home! This one's for the adults - 21+ only. 
Cost: $20 Members, $25 General Public
sold out

Butterfly House Tours

Insects are some the most beautiful and fascinating creatures on earth. Join Magic Wings Butterfly House Director, Uli Hartmond, and entomologist Leon Bradford on a backstage tour to learn more about the Museum’s awe-inspiring insect world.

All Butterfly House Tours
start at 11am on Sundays

To register, call 919-220-5429 x313
Cost: $20 per person

For ages 5 and older. Space is limited to 12 people per tour.
fee applies
September 23–27

Cardboard Challenge

Celebrate creativity and imagination as the Museum joins groups across the world for the third annual Global Cardboard Challenge.
10–5pm daily
All ages welcome!
free with admission
Sept. 29 thru Oct. 3

Track Out Camp

Movie Makers
We’ve got movie-making down to a science! Invent sounds and learn claymation techniques.
Ages: Kindergarten thru Grade 5
$280/week Members
$305/week General public