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North Carolina Museum of Life and Science

Voters Choice 2016
Museum of Life & Science
Categories: Attractions
433 W. Murray Ave., Durham, NC 27704
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10AM-5PM; Sun. noon-5PM
(919) 220-5429
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The Museum of Life and Science is one of North Carolina’s top attractions. Situated on 84-acres, our interactive science park includes a science center, a butterfly conservatory which is one of the largest in the world and beautifully-landscaped outdoor exhibits which are safe havens for rescued black bears, lemurs, and endangered red wolves.

The Museum's Dinosaur Trail takes visitors on a journey through the Late Cretaceous period. Other attractions include a Farmyard, Ellerbe Creek Railway, Contraptions – a hands-on exhibit for older children and adults, a sailboat pond, The Lab in Investigate Health!, Play to Learn – an exhibit for children under six, more than 60 species of live animals and so much more.

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Cory L. Feb 18, 2022
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This place seriously saved us from going out of our minds during the pandemic. Great open space outdoors and lovely indoor space, too. The membership is so... (more)
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Melissa I. Jan 8, 2022
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This museum is GREAT for kids. I'm not a kid nor do I have kids. I honestly could care less about the science portion (that's more of my husbands thing... (more)
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Chrissy A. Aug 3, 2021
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This museum is WONDERFUL! If I had kids, I would definitely buy the yearly pass as it's something that would pay for itself in just a few visits. That... (more)

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