Road Trip: Durham – Museum of Life and Science

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DURHAM, N.C.-- For families looking for fun and educational summer travel spots, the Museum of Life and Science offers a little bit of everything.

The 84-acre facility at 433 West Murray Avenue in Durham, N.C. offers a variety of outdoor exhibits such as fossil digging with dinosaurs, animals like bears and lemurs, and a Butterfly House featuring more than 800 butterflies up-close.

In addition, the Museum itself is a two-story building with interactive experiments and computer-driven learning.

Admission is:

  • $14 Adults
  • $11 Seniors (age 65 and older) and active military with ID
  • $10 Children ages 3-12
  • Members and children under age 3 are admitted FREE

Sign-ups for summer camps are available now.