Discovery Place Nature Tour
Join a Discovery Place Nature educator on a tour of the Museum and its animal residents
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Walk through a century-old forest with a Museum naturalist to learn about the Piedmont of North Carolina. Search for native wildflowers, trees, animals and more. Explore the habits and habitats of birds and other wildlife. Discover the beauty and diversity as well as the many uses of the plants, trees and mushrooms of this ancient forest. Learn about the unique population of barred owls found right outside the back doors of the Museum.
Nature Walk: Length 1 mile
*Subject to cancellation due to weather
Every walk includes one Live Animal Experience: (Choose one to be included with your Tour or Walk. Additional Experiences can be added at $15 each.)
Featuring live animals and plant life native to the Carolinas, Discovery Place Nature encourages students to develop a sense of wonder and appreciation of the natural world.