Museum of Life and Science - Durham, NC | Kids Out and About Research Triangle

Museum of Life and Science - Durham, NC

433 W Murray Ave
Durham , NC , 27704
Phone: (919) 220-5429
36° 1' 45.5196" N, 78° 53' 57.4008" W
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Lauren Cates
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Located less than five miles from downtown Durham, the Museum of Life and Science is one of North Carolina’s top family destinations. Situated on 84-acres, our interactive science park includes a two-story science center, one of the largest butterfly conservatories on the East Coast and beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits which are safe havens for rescued black bears, lemurs, and endangered red wolves. Other popular attractions include over 60 species of live animals, Dinosaur Trail, Ellerbe Creek Railway, and Into the Mist.

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Museum Clubhouse at Museum of Life and Science

This unusual and unprecedented school year can feel overwhelming for many families. We’re here to help! Let us support and enhance your child’s weekly learning at the Museum of Life and Science.

We’ve designed the Museum Clubhouse for K-8th grade students enrolled in a remote learning program through their school. Our educators will provide in-person support with schoolwork, outdoor explorations, and grade-appropriate science activities. Join us for two, three, or five days a week. Classes will be limited to 10 students or fewer, with the same students and educators together for the entire session.

We will make every effort to provide a safe experience for everyone, including small groups, physical spacing, and rigorous cleaning practices. And as one of the top Museums in North Carolina, we promise a fun and engaging day as well, with science, animals, and nature experiences.

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