Comfort Inn University Durham - Chapel Hill
3508 Mt. Moriah Rd.
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 490-4949
Fax: (919) 419-0535
Arts & Museums
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Mo to Sa from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PMExplore the natural wonders of North Carolina, from the depths of its ocean to its rocky mountains. Complete with a 20-foot (6-meter) waterfall, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science has much to offer. See North Carolina as it was, in a re-creation of six prehistoric habitats. This is home to the only Acorcanthosaurus discovered in the world, and Willo, the first dinosaur found with a fossilized heart. The Discovery Room is full of interactive exhibits. Looking for that perfect gift? The Nature Gallery has original nature-themed artwork available. There is a restaurant on site. The general admission is free of charge. There is a cover charge for special exhibits. Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult. The Discovery Room, Naturalist Center, and Living Conservatory remain closed on Mondays.