Your home for wonder, curiosity, & discovery
84 acres of open-ended science and nature experiences designed to spark imagination, creativity, and new ways of thinking about our world
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Explore a cave made from sandstone, change the flow of a 20-foot waterfall, and experiment with sand, stones, and rolling water.
Science Nights: It's Electric
Explore electricity with your family and friends
Be part of the best Museum in the Triangle! Help us encourage fun, exploration, and lifelong science learning.
An immersive experience with hundreds of tropical butterflies in a lush tropical environment.
Kids Night Out!
A kids-only fun-filled evening of Museum exploration!
Into the Mist
You control the mist in this one-of-a-kind playscape. Climb through tunnels and over hills, make sand sculptures, or just play it cool.
Birthday parties at the Museum
Throw your child the most fantastic birthday party!
AfterHours Up Close: Bees, Beer, & Butterflies
August 19, 6 pm – 9 pm
Museum Members $20, General Public $25
An up-close look into the fascinating world of bees, butterflies, and beer!
Track Out Camp
October 3 – 7
Spend the week exploring planets, moons, and distant galaxies, build LEGO robots, and imagine the future of space exploration.
The place to inspire the next generation of creators, thinkers, and problem-solvers
A brighter future starts with wonder.
More than ever, it’s essential to play, learn, ask questions, and embrace science as a way of understanding our world. The fun of discovery is the first step on a lifelong adventure of learning.
Your best destination for innovative science education and learning
With one-of-a-kind educational experiences inside and outside of the classroom, the Museum of Life and Science offers new ways to better understand our world and prepare young minds for the future.