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Media Alert: Museum of Life and Science introduces Summer Splash

Media Advisory – June 28, 2024

Media Contact:
Ro Rode, Director of Marketing and Communications


Museum of Life and Science introduces Summer Splash every Wednesday and Sunday Afternoon in July

DURHAM, NC — It’s hot outside and school is out! This summer, get the kids out of the house and bring them to splash around at The Museum of Life and Science. Every Wednesday and Sunday between 1 pm – 4 pm, the Museum will have various water play activities around campus, in addition to our award-winning everyday water spaces like Earth Moves, Into the Mist, and Hideaway Woods. Activities will rotate throughout the month and will feature hands-on experiences like rubber duck decorating and racing, bubble extravaganzas, beach ball baseball, sponge relay races, and lots of water play!

What: Summer Splash at the Museum of Life and Science
Who: All ages
Dates: Every Wednesday and Sunday in July
Time: 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Where: The Museum of Life and Science, 433 W Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704
Cost: Included with Admission

About the Museum of Life and Science

Located less than five miles from downtown Durham, the Museum of Life and Science is one of North Carolina’s top family destinations. Our 84-acre campus includes a two-story science center, one of the largest butterfly conservatories on the East Coast, and beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits. Our interactive experiences include Dinosaur Trail, Ellerbe Creek Railway, Hideaway Woods, Into the Mist, Earth Moves, and Aerospace, which features one of the largest collections of Apollo-era NASA artifacts in the state. The Museum is also an AZA-accredited zoo, home to rescued black bears, lemurs, endangered red wolves, and more than 60 species of live animals. For more than 75 years, the Museum has upheld its ongoing commitment to the communities of Durham, the Triangle, and North Carolina through programming, engagement, and research. To learn more, visit