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Grand Opening of the Nature Research Center
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Join us for our 24-hour grand opening celebration! There will be activities for everyone. The Nature Research Center (NRC), our new 80,000 square-foot wing, will bring research scientists and their work into the public eye, help demystify what can be an intimidating field of study, better prepare science educators and students, and inspire a new generation of young scientists. The centerpiece of the NRC will be the SECU Daily Planet, an immersive, three-story multi-media space that will link virtual to real nature and be the site of live programming on breaking science news. Other features include a Meet the Scientist research station, Investigate Labs, a Citizen Science Center, a Science Immersion Theater and a showcase of new exhibits. Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore!
This event is free and open to the public.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones St.
Raleigh, NC 27601