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Summer Pop-ups! 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – Jul 1 @ 11:30 am
Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through play and hands-on learning. Admission is ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups! 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups!
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 1 @ 2:30 pm
Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through play and hands-on learning. Admission is ... Read More »
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Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
Curiosity Carts 1:30 pm
Curiosity Carts
Jul 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Get your hands on history and science! Examine artifacts and science specimens. Gain insight into topics featured in museum exhibits. Carts are stationed in Museum galleries and feature short hands-on, ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 11:00 am
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Offered 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through ... Read More »
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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We’re open!
We’re open!
Jul 4 all-day
Yes, we’re open today, Tuesday, July 4.
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Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 11:00 am
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Offered 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through ... Read More »
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 11:00 am
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Offered 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through ... Read More »
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 11:00 am
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Offered 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through ... Read More »
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 11:00 am
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Offered 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery through ... Read More »
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-Ups: Furs and Skulls
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Jul 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-Ups: Giant Ground Sloth 11:00 am
Summer Pop-Ups: Giant Ground Sloth
Jul 10 @ 11:00 am – Jul 15 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Giant Ground Sloth 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Giant Ground Sloth
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 15 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Insiders Tour 10:00 am
Insiders Tour
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the history of your community with a tour that includes a behind the scenes sneak peek. Pre-registration is required: Click here or call 910-798-4362.
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Museum After Dark: Dinos 6:30 pm
Museum After Dark: Dinos
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dig deeper into the world of dinosaurs! See real dinosaur fossils up close, explore the prehistoric animals from our region, talk with scientists, dig for local fossils, play T-rex basketball, ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jul 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Jul 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-ups: Obsolete Objects 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups: Obsolete Objects
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – Jul 22 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Obsolete Objects 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Obsolete Objects
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Lego Mindstorm Robots 1:00 pm
Lego Mindstorm Robots
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Engage in science, technology, engineering and math as you construct and program a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot! Let your imagination soar as you imagine a world with more robot helpers. Appropriate ... Read More »
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Discovery Lab 2:30 pm
Discovery Lab
Jul 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Investigate, experiment, and explore! In the Discovery Lab, the whole family can drop-in for fun, quick experiments and hands-on investigations. Themes vary. Ideal for ages 5 and up. Adult participation ... Read More »
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Summer Pop-ups: Circuits & Sparks 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups: Circuits & Sparks
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – Jul 29 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Circuits & Sparks 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Circuits & Sparks
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 29 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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Lego We-Do Robots 2:00 pm
Lego We-Do Robots
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Families of young engineers and scientists will work together and bring LEGO to life. Use kid friendly programming tools to build and program your first robot. Space is limited. Appropriate ... Read More »
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Little Explorers 10:00 am
Little Explorers
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends in Museum Park for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments, and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 ... Read More »
Sky Quest: Film Fridays 3:00 pm
Sky Quest: Film Fridays
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Step inside the Museum’s digital planetarium and enjoy a special film every Friday afternoon all summer long. All ages. Space is limited. Adult participation required.
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Film: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure 1:30 pm
Film: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
Jul 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Show times: 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3 PM From China to America, Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, explore the night sky!
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Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors 11:00 am
Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – Aug 5 @ 11:30 am
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors 2:00 pm
Summer Pop-ups: Cape Fear Constructors
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 2:30 pm
Offered at 11 AM and 2 PM Discover science and history in the Museum galleries at this drop-in program. Summer Pop-ups offer quick activities that are designed to encourage discovery ... Read More »
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