Enjoy a memorable stroll with your loved ones through outdoor and indoor spaces at the Museum. Follow shimmering pathways and glowing trees through the garden, Farmyard, and Dinosaur Trail. Enjoy the tropical temperatures inside the Magic Wings Butterfly House or stop by Sprout Café for a night-time snack. Take an illuminating train ride on the Ellerbe Creek Railway, passing colorful light displays along the way! This year’s experience is designed for fun, celebration, and safe physical distancing between groups. Tickets are timed entry/exit for a 75-minute visit to help keep this event safe and enjoyable for everyone. Gates open at 5:15 pm.

Please note the main Museum building is closed during this event but outdoor exhibits and the Butterfly House are open as part of the event.

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Museum of Life + Science 433 W. Murray Ave.
Durham, NC 27704

(919) 220-5429

Updated November 20, 2020