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The Museum of Life and Science is one of North Carolina’s top attractions. Situated on 84-acres, our interactive science park includes a science center, a butterfly conservatory which is one of the largest in the world and beautifully-landscaped...more
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Years ago, our son and his fiancé had their pre-wedding reception there, amongst the giant cockroaches and other live bug displays (and it was her idea!). It lightened up the conversations, and was great fun. In later years, we have gone there several times with...More
My 1 and a half year old loves this place. Lots to see and do inside and outside. Great for kids up to 8 or so. The 1x price of $20 a person is a bit much but we got memberships for a year. Pays...More
I’ve visit the Durham Science Center many times over the years with children and always been pleased with how much there is for them to do and see - inside and out. Lots and lots of interactive activities and experiences. Plus, I love to see...More
The exhibition here is not bad but the ticket is too over-priced. For similar price or less, I would recommend the Science Museum in Raleigh, or Life Science Museum in Greensboro, which are way more educative.
This is a terrific place to take the children. As an adult my favorite spots are the outdoor percussion station (really loud but fun) and the barn yard. Petting the animals and just watching them, even the smells make me happy.
Best place to have fun in Durham NC! Fun for all ages. I have been taking our children and now grandchildren and my classes for years and years. The Museum of Life and Science gets better all the time and I have always enjoyed going.
We took our 4 and 6-year-old and they loved it. There are two distinct areas, an outside and inside. Outside has animals, farmyard, butterfly house, dinosaur trek, and the treehouses! The kids loved the treehouses as they were big enough for adults to play as...More
My daughter and I toured the Museum and grounds all day long (October 7, 2017). Everywhere you turn, this 84-acre playground of the body and mind is entertaining as well as educational! It does not matter how old you are, there is something that will...More