North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Local nameNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
LocationRaleigh, North Carolina, United States

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is located in Raleigh, North Carolina as the oldest established museum in North Carolina and the largest museum of its kind in the Southeastern United States. With about 1.2 million visitors annually, as of 2013 it was the state's most popular museum or historic destination among visitors.The museum has four facilities on three campuses: the Nature Exploration Center and Nature Research Center on Jones Street in downtown Raleigh, the Prairie Ridge Ecostation satellite facility and outdoor classroom in northwest Raleigh near William B. Umstead State Park, and the former North Carolina Museum of Forestry in Whiteville. NCMNS is a division of the state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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Official Website

Phone +1 919-707-9800

Address 11 West Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

Coordinates 35°46'55.844" N -78°38'22.238" E

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