The Triangle's Favorite Museum

84 acres of science and nature experiences to spark imagination, creativity, and new ways of thinking about our world

Make a splash with a Membership!

One of the best values for families anywhere in North Carolina

Museum members get free admission for a full year of discovery, interactive experiences, and nature play. In as few as two visits, your membership can pay for itself.

Join today!

Member benefits include:

guests iconFree daily admission to the Museum
early entry iconEarly entry at 9am every day
registration iconAdvance registration for select special events and summer camps
discount tag icon10% discount in Museum stores, coffee bar, and onsite cafe
reciprocity iconReduced admission to more than 500 zoos, aquariums, and science centers worldwide

Child being splashed by water