North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
The Southeast's newest and largest natural history museum features live animals, dinosaurs, whales, walk-through dioramas, science education and research.
North Carolina is known for their museums. Check this one and Marbles kids museum out while you’re downtown.
The huge world globe and dinosaur Skelton are enticement enough. But much more to see inside and a great to way to learn about North Carolina.
“Free art museum with a nice collection. Great for family with kids. Has extensive genres of art from traditional to modern. The museum is part of a park with lots of walking trails. Good destination or pit stop when traveling!”
“The perfect stop downtown for the history buff amongst you. Honestly, there are normally some pretty cool traveling exhibits at this museum on a regular basis. ”
“This local museum for kids is a favorite amongst Raleigh natives and visitors to the area. ”
“First public park in NC est 1887. Has rides including carousel, miniature train, pedal boats, tennis court, baseball field, an arts center and a performing arts venue (Theatre in the Park)”