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Olinguito

Meet the Olinguito: Museum Scientist Among Team that Discovers New Species of Carnivore

First Find of Its Kind in More Than Three Decades Observed in the wild, tucked away in museum collections, and even exhibited in zoos, there is one mysterious creature that has been a victim of mistaken identity for more than 100 years. A team of scientists – including Roland Kays, of the North Carolina Museum… Read More ›

bioluminescence NC Museum of natural Sciences

Museum hosts presentation on biomedical uses of bioluminescence | July 19

From fireflies to vampire squid, bioluminescent creatures have piqued human imagination with their ghostly glow for centuries. After decades of investigation, scientists have uncovered the mechanisms underlying bioluminescence. Get an introduction to bioluminescence and discover its value to biomedical research when Jonathan Horowitz, associate professor of oncology at the N.C. State College of Veterinary Medicine,… Read More ›

An Evening of Adventure for Children with Special Needs | Jun 10

Marbles Kids Museum Presents Family Fun Night Marbles Kids Museum kicks off the summer with Family Fun Night on Thursday, June 10 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the museum in downtown Raleigh. Family Fun Night, held quarterly and sponsored by Kerr Cares for Kids Foundation, provides an evening of play and learning entirely for children… Read More ›

The Amazing Transparent Man (1960) Free Movie NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Invisible and deadly! Museum’s First Friday feature really stinks!

In the drive to develop an invisible army, a crazed ex-Major and a scientist under duress must first corral an unusual and unpredictable army of one. Don’t miss “The Amazing Transparent Man” (1960), showing at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Friday, June 4 at 7 p.m.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Museum auditorium …

The terror has surfaced. A movie so bad it makes chum look good. We triple dog dare you to join us at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Friday, May 7 at 7 p.m. for this mysterious and unnamed shark feature. Plus, enjoy biting commentary and a shiver of terrifyingly bad shark-related shorts… Read More ›