August 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.
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fee applies
REGISTRATION OPEN!

Summer Camp 2014

Explore new worlds of science and fun!
See class descriptions:
> Download the brochure.
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June 15 – August 23

Lab Summer Events

Different experiments every day. New themes every week. Become a zoology expert one week, and a technology master the next!
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE
Extended summer hours:
Open every day!
Monday–Saturday 10:30 to 4:30
Sunday 12:30 to 4:30
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free with admission
August 1

Watermelon Day

Celebrate National Watermelon Day and enjoy special watermelon-themed animal programing.
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free with admission
Rain or shine event. (Weather just calling for sprinkles, so come on down!)

Science at Sunset

Skip, slide, and spray at the Museum of Life and Science! 
Join us for an evening full of your favorite summertime activities around our 84-acre outdoor park. Remember why you love summer!
$5 Members | $8 General public
Tickets will be available day of event at the Admissions desk.
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fee applies
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!

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.
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fee applies
August 16

Engineers Day

From the science of circuits to the art of fiber optics, we’re exploring the wide world of engineering at this event.
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free with admission
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!

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.
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fee applies
Tuesday thru Saturday

The Lab

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

Animal Department Tours

Take a special insider tour behind the scenes in our Animal Department to experience the fascinating world of “life as an animal keeper.” Enter the staff-only doors to meet our animals up close and learn about their day-to-day care.
To register, call 919-220-5429 x313
Cost: $20 per person

For ages 5 and older.
Space limited to 12 people per tour.
No strollers or infants permitted.
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fee applies