Self-guided tours around this authentically resorted USS North Carolina warship - families: to your battle stations!
Explore the fascinating historic home from 1880, with 22 rooms and original furniture, taking you back to life over a century ago!
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Morehead offers multimedia star shows, interactive exhibits, live science demonstrations, and a variety of classes, lectures, camps, and other special events year-round. Explore this North Carolina treasure on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus!
A great hands-on experience for any child looking for adventure. The Science Centre and Observer IMAX Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family!
Piedmont Environmental Center
High Point, NC
Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
Spruce Pine, NC
Explore the historic Bon Ami Mine with authentic mining equipment, mine for gemstones in our fresh water flume, watch artisans cut and mount jewelry, and then picnic in our indoor or outdoor picnic areas.
Historic Yates Mill County Park
A historic day out in Raleigh with experiences and exhibits that preserve the history of the agricultural heritage - all in 174 acres of wildlife refuge!
Fort Macon State Park
Atlantic Beach, NC
Fort Macon offers public access to the surf, sun and sand of the Crystal Coast—as well as a historic landmark.
Head back in time in North Carolina to one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War! An incredible glimpse of the past for kids
Reed Gold Mine
History and GOLD at this site that was the FIRST documented location where gold was discovered in the USA!
North Carolina History Center
New Bern, NC
A fun and kid friendly revolutionized museum experience, with portable interactive devices to accompany the displays and a virtual time machine trip to the 1800s!
The Lazy 5 Ranch
A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari with over 750 animals from six different continents!
Western North Carolina Nature Center
The WNC Nature Center is Asheville's Zoo and Wildlife Park! Providing a one-of-a-kind adventure where guests can experience animals & plants native to the Southern Appalachian region. Featuring over 60 species of animals including river…
North Carolina Zoo
Kids and the family can experience wildlife from two different continents on 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats! Animal-tastic North Carolina fun!
Carolina Raptor Center
Stroll along the nature trail for a self-guided tour, observe raptors in their aviaries, watch a presentation of live raptors and chat with our Wild Wings Educators about your favorite bird of prey.
North Carolina Aquarium Roanoke Island
An underwater adventure with native North Carolina creatures. Kids can enjoy this underwater adventure on Roanoke Island, with the largest shark collection in the state!
An educational zoo with a great selection of well cared for mammals, birds and reptiles in comfortable habitats - an animal adventure in North Carolina!
Wake Forest, NC
A family farm experience for the family, with sweet animal encounters on 10 beautiful acres in North Carolina. With tubing, camp outs and bonfires too!
Lynwood Park Zoo
10 acres of animal fun in North Carolina, with over 80 exhibits filled with animals from all over the world! Family zoo fun in Jacksonville!
A beautiful non-profit organisation that rescues, preserves and educates about threatened species. The Conservators Center welcomes families to experience these beautiful creatures through pre-booked tours - from wolves, tigers and lions!
North Carolina Aquarium Fort Fisher
Kure Beach, NC
An underwater adventure for the whole family where they can journey along "The Waters of Cape Fear" and even touch sharks!
North Carolina Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores
Pine Knoll Shores, NC
From the mountains to the sea, this family aquarium will take you on an aquatic journey from the peaks to the Atlantic, with fascinating and educational programs and experiences for kids.
SEA LIFE Charlotte Concord Aquarium
Explore the wonders of the ocean with this 26,000-square-foot indoor aquarium with over 5,000 creatures, 20 interactive exhibits and educational talks!
Aloha Safari Zoo
A beautiful rescue zoo in North Carolina currently caring for over 300 exotic creatures, including aviary, reptile room and extensive habitats.
Tiger World is a nonprofit animal conservation and educational center dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation, and preservation of exotic animals. We are open to the public for educational guided tours and walkabout self-guided tours in Rockwell,…
Frisco Native American Museum
Housed in a building with a 100 years of history, the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center contains a nationally recognized collection of Native American artifacts, exhibits, and natural history displays.
Wheels Through Time Museum
Maggie Valley, NC
A consummate collection of over 250 rare antique American Motorcycles and Automobiles.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Lots of hands-on exhibits, highlights include the world's most complete Acrocanthosaurus dinosaur; Willo, the only dinosaur discovered with a fossilized heart. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things…
Greensboro Childrens Museum
A hands-on, interactive, and educational play place for children ages 0-10 years and their families. Visitors learn while they play, touch, explore and discover in a variety of "Our Town" exhibits. One of the many…
Imagination Station Science Museum
Kids can enjoy fun through science and technology through dynamic hands-on science learning, plus some live exhibits at this North Carolina science museum!
Museum of Life and Science
A world-class science center, interactive inside and out, you’ll find hundreds of state-of-the art, hands-on exhibits. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Durham for…
With a state-of-the-art Planetarium, 17 acre Environmental Park and 35,000 square feet of exhibits, learning about science is fun at SciWorks. Newest feature: Sportsology Exhibit.
Catawba Science Center
Science made fun at this kids museum in Hickory, with interactive exhibits, amazing aquariums and even a planetarium!
Discovery Place KIDS
Fun exhibits themed around a small town which let kids play, learn and build confidence all in the one fun Discovery Place KIDS in North Carolina!
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Southern Pines, NC
The Sandhills region consists of nearly one million acres in south-central North Carolina. In the midst of this sandy terrain—famous for golf courses, peach orchards and horse farms is Weymouth Woods, an 898-acre natural preserve.