February 2014


Summer Camp 2014

Explore new worlds of science and fun!
See class descriptions:
> Download the brochure.

Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys: The Mechanical Sculptures of Steve Gerberich

Press a button or crank a wheel, and with a whirring hum, the sculptures of New York-based artist and tag sale purveyor Steve Gerberich come to life! 
free with admission
February 4 | 7 PM - 8 PM

Coming Attractions Sessions

We're planning some exciting changes here at the Museum and invite you to attend a Members-Only information session to hear about our next big projects.
February 4 – March 1

Forensic February

Join our Lab team to help solve a Museum mystery! Topics range from insects' role in forensics to dusting for fingerprints.

Tues–Saturday | 10:30am – 2:30pm
A whole month of forensic fun!
free with admission
February 7 | 6–9 PM

Forensics Teen Night

Join us for a special teen night as we explore the Museum after-hours and investigate the world of forensic science. 
Member Teens $7 | Non-Member Teens $10
For ages 13-17

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.
fee applies
February 15

Tinker Tech Sneak Peek

Try out hands-on tech tools, surf the DIY.org website with the Museum staff, and learn more about the Tinker Tech Afterschool Club and Tinker Tech Family Workshops starting in March.
free with admission
February 16

Business Members Day

We love our Business Members and we're showing the love with our 5th annual Business Members Appreciation Day! 
free with admission

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
Register today!

School's Out Day Camps

Learn about some of your favorite science topics through hands-on activities, crafts and exhibit exploration throughout the Museum all day long!
Ages 4 thru Grade 5
8am – 5pm
February 20 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Science of Eats

Get ready for the tastiest event on the block from your favorite Museum AfterHours group. Join us at EATS as all your favorite foodie spots from across the Triangle converge on the Museum for a night of delectable, delicious science.
Ages 21+ only
Members $20*
General Public $24
Add $10 for Mushroom Workshop
February 23

Love & Science: A Wedding Expo

Love is in the air! Join our rentals team to explore the extraordinary venue options at the Museum as well as sample foods from and meet our preferred caterers and recommended vendors. 
$12 Members
$14 General Public (includes Museum admission)