Museum of Life and Science
Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dinosaur Photo
  • The wait is over!

    We’ve made significant changes to better ensure the health and safety of our guests, including a new online ticketing and reservations system for entering the Museum. Starting July 17, the Museum is once again open to everyone.

    What you need to know 
  • Admission

    Hours of Admission

    Open: Wed. - Sun.
    (Closed Monday and Tuesday)
    10am-5pm*

    *Open to Members at 9am

    Learn More

    Group Rates | Durham Community Days

    General Admission Prices*

    Members: Free
    General (ages 13-65): $23
    Seniors (ages 65+): $21
    Children (ages 3-12): $18
    Children 2 & under: Free

    *Subject to 7.5% sales tax on admission fees

  • Today

  • Getting Here

    Use this handy map to guide you straight to the Museum of Life and Science. If you're using your own GPS, use the following address.

    433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham, NC 27704

  • Donate Now

    Who supports this Museum?

    You do! 

    80% of the Museum’s annual operating costs of $7 million are funded by people like you.

    Donate Now to make a difference

Welcome

We’ve made significant changes to better ensure the health and safety of our guests, including a new online ticketing and reservations system for entering the Museum. Starting July 17, the Museum is once again open to everyone.

What you need to know 

Admission

Hours of Admission

Open: Wed. - Sun.
(Closed Monday and Tuesday)
10am-5pm*

*Open to Members at 9am

Learn More

Group Rates | Durham Community Days

General Admission Prices*

Members: Free
General (ages 13-65): $23
Seniors (ages 65+): $21
Children (ages 3-12): $18
Children 2 & under: Free

*Subject to 7.5% sales tax on admission fees

Today

Getting Here

Use this handy map to guide you straight to the Museum of Life and Science. If you're using your own GPS, use the following address.

433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham, NC 27704

Donate

Who supports this Museum?

You do! 

80% of the Museum’s annual operating costs of $7 million are funded by people like you.

Donate Now to make a difference

In a rapidly changing world and at a time of unprecedented challenges, we open minds to the power of science to help tackle big problems and make the world a better place. Join us to explore 84 acres of open-ended science and nature experiences designed to spark imagination, creativity, and new ways of thinking about our world.

Plan your next visit

Check out our at-home digital content: learn, ask questions, and discover life and science in exciting new ways

Go behind-the-scenes to discover more.