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Welcome to the Naturalist Center!

June 20, 2013

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Education Blog

“This is soooo gross, but soooo cool!”  I hear this comment often from our younger visitors as they explore the Naturalist Center for the first time.  As they leave, I also hear them say “This is my very favorite exhibit in the whole Museum!”  Since May of 2012, we’ve had 85,630 visitors so it seems like the Center is a favorite of just about everyone.  I am the Coordinator of the Naturalist Center which is located on the second floor of the Nature Research Center.  We represent a small sample of the Museum’s vast research collection of over 3 million specimens.  While the research collection is only available to scientists, the Naturalist Center is open to the public so you can browse through our collection of over 1,000 non-living specimens including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, plants, fungi, fossils, rocks and minerals.  Upon entering the room for the…

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