Downtown Museum Dates Closed 2024

  • All Mondays
  • Monday, January 1
  • Sunday, March 31
  • Friday, April 19 & Saturday, April 20: NRC closed all day.
  • Thursday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25

Nature Exploration Center (NEC)

11 West Jones Street, Downtown Raleigh

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10am–5pm
  • Closed Mondays, plus dates listed above

Nature Research Center (NRC)

121 West Jones Street, Downtown Raleigh

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10am–5pm
  • Closed Mondays, plus dates listed above

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 9am–4pm
  • Dates Closed:
  • All Sundays and Mondays
  • Closing at 2pm, Saturday, October 19
  • Closing at 2pm, Saturday, October 26
  • Thursday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25
  • Also closed all state holidays

Whiteville

415 South Madison Street, Whiteville

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–4pm
  • Dates Closed:
  • All Sundays and Mondays
  • Thursday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25
  • Also closed all state holidays

Greenville

226 West 8th Street, Greenville NC

  • Regular Hours:
  • Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–5pm
  • Dates Closed:
  • All Sundays and Mondays
  • Thursday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25
  • Plus all state holidays

Contentnea Creek

949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton

  • Monday-Friday: groups by reservation
  • Trails open sunrise–sunset daily
  • Visitor Center hours:
  • Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–5pm
  • Dates Closed:
  • All Sundays and Mondays
  • Thursday, November 28
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25
  • Plus all state holidays

Living Conservatory (butterfly room)

4th Floor, Nature Exploration Center

  • Tuesday–Sunday, 10:30am–4:30pm
  • Closed Mondays

Naturalist Center

2nd Floor, Nature Research Center

  • Tuesday–Sunday, 10:30am–4:30pm, until Labor Day.

Daily Planet Cafe

1st Floor, Nature Research Center

  • Tuesday–Friday: 8am–5pm
  • Saturday: 9am–5pm
  • Sunday: 10am–5pm

 

Acro Cafe

4th Floor, Nature Exploration Center

  • Tuesday-Sunday: 11am–4pm