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We’ve Extended the Deadline! The NC Museum of Natural Sciences invites you to illustrate your best and most realistic version of a bioluminescent or aquatic bug in its natural surroundings. Illustrations will now be accepted through August 31, 2010 . The Museum is hosting its first-ever BugFest Illustration Contest to celebrate our most popular annual… Read More ›

“FLASH” | Aug 6

Flash! Ah-aah. He’ll save every one of us on First Friday Discover the reason for all the recent extraordinary intergalactical upsets when “Flash Gordon” shows at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Friday, August 6 at 7pm. In this campy update of the 1930s comic strip, Flash is a quarterback for the New… Read More ›

StormFest North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Take cover indoors at Museum of Natural Sciences’ first annual StormFest event | Apr 10

Train to become an official severe weather spotter, meet local television meteorologists, and learn tips for surviving hurricanes, tornadoes and lightning storms at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ first annual StormFest, Saturday, April 10 from 9am to 4pm.

Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived | Feb 13 – May 9

At 60 feet long, Carcharodon megalodon was the largest shark that ever lived and a dominant marine predator.  Sharks are at risk today, with recent population declines attributed to humans.  While the Megalodon vanished 2 million years ago, its fascinating story inspires lessons for contemporary science and shark conservation.  “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived”… Read More ›

Journey Through the Arctic Refuge | Oct 17 – Jan 10

This fall, follow along on a photographic expedition through Alaska’s 19.2-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ newest special exhibit, “Journey Through the Arctic Refuge,” on display Saturday, October 17 through January 10. Free. The exhibit tells the story from the perspective of a National Geographic-sponsored traverse in… Read More ›