The Lab

03/30/2018, 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Weekly on Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Free With Admission map


What to Expect

Tuesday–Friday, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sunday–Saturday, 10:30am–4:30pm
Visit The Lab exhibit page.

Feb 27–March 4 — Science of the Heart 
Discover the important job your blood has and how your heart carries it throughout your body. Then put your own heart to the test!

March 6–March 11 — Healthy Lungs
Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will find out what happens if we don’t take care of our lungs, and how we can continue to breathe easy!

March 13–March 18 — Demystifying DNA
Explore the small world of cells and investigate what happens inside of them. Extract DNA from strawberries and even make your own DNA bracelet to take home!

March 20–March 25 — Brain Awareness Week — Scientist Saturday
It is once again Brain Awareness Week and UNC Scientists will join us Tuesday through Saturday to talk about how the brain responds to sight and sound differently. This is your chance to test your brain’s reflexes as well as to see some real brains!

March 27–April 1 — Magic of the Eye
Our eyes have amazing abilities to focus on the important things, pick out tiny details, and notice movement even at the corners of our vision. Even with all those capabilities, it’s surprisingly easy to fool them. Come to The Lab and discover how and why you can trick your eyes.


Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!