Our Hands-On Science Museum allows guests to walk among ancient animals in the Dinosaur Gallery, explore the human body in HealthQuest, experience extreme weather, check out the reptiles in our Herpetarium and much more! Our younger visitors (ages 5 and younger) can explore Kids' Alley.
Located inside the museum, our state-of-the-art OmniSphere Theater provides guests with a chance to see awe-inspiring digital shows in a 40ft dome theater! Full-dome and 3-D shows are offered daily. Evening laser shows are available once a month. Click here for the daily schedule.
Animal Discovery Zoological Park offers up-close encounters with many amazing animals including tigers, meerkats, monkeys, gibbons, tortoises, crocodiles, wallabies, maned wolves, a red panda and many more. The Friendly Farm petting zoo and Discovery House allow visitors to pet live animals such as goats and sheep. Keeper Talks are an opportunity to learn about zoo residents from the experts - our friendly and knowledgeable zookeepers!
Now Open! Visit the Carolina SciQuarium, central North Carolina's first aquarium featuring live sharks, penguins, fishing cats, stingrays and exotic fish.
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