Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
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Museum of Life and Science, 433 Murray Ave
Durham , NC 27704
HOURS: Winter Hours (Labor Day – Memorial Day):
Tuesday – Sunday 10am - 5pm*
Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day):
Sunday – Saturday 10am - 5pm*
*Open to Members at 9am
CALL: (919) 220-5429
Located just blocks 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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