Located just blocks from downtown Durham, the Museum of Life + Science is one of North Carolina’s top family destinations. 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. With more 84-acres of outdoor exhibits and more than 60 species of live animals, there is always more to explore. Check out our Dinosaur Trail, Hideaway Woods and Into the Mist, too.


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