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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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This museum's for everyone

Located in Downtown Raleigh, parking available. This ranked everyone's favorite. Admission is free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
123private321
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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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Huge museum!

My husband and I spent a few hours one rainy October day. I was not expecting how huge this museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HappyTravelers071
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The depth, the variety, the vitality, the information, the style (and more) all works to pull the visitor in to explore more and more. The museum has a hum of energy from folks doing research, answering questions, holding classes. Go. Visit. But, be forewarned, you well may end up staying longer than you had planned.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

When I visited there, it was fantastic for me. it was very huge and easy to getting information. I hope to visit again with my family.

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NCMNS, Marketing Assistant at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for visiting!

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

So glad we took a day trip to Raleigh to visit his museum!! It was amazing! My 6 year old had a blast with all the hands on exhibits and the volunteers in each hands on experience were so kind and helpful. The beautiful exhibit is a must!

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NCMNS, Marketing Assistant at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for visiting!

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Raleigh and I immediately went to the fourth floor of the museum to see the sloth! He’s surrounded by dozens of beautiful butterflies! I got the best plush sloth in the museum store!!

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NCMNS, Marketing Assistant at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks for stopping in to see our sloth! We hope to see you again, soon.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

When you enter this free museum the first thing you notice is the enormous sceleton of a whale. Nice but also sad. This female whale was pregnant when she fractured her scull.

For all age groups this museum has something to offer. Please visit this museum?

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