Museum & Planetarium Events

May
29
Fri
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the museum’s Touch Tank for a feeding demonstration by our volunteer docents.

Science in 3D: Hurricane Maria @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Our newest exhibit uses a virtual reality mobile classroom to bring you an exciting experience: flying inside Hurricane Maria. Strap on a pair of virtual reality headsets and become immersed in this unique environment.

The Science in 3D program will feature Hurricane Maria on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00.

On Tuesday and Thursday, the Science in 3D program will feature a different awesome experience: Before the Dinosaurs: Coal Age Monsters.

Jun
1
Mon
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the museum’s Touch Tank for a feeding demonstration by our volunteer docents.

Science in 3D: Hurricane Maria @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Our newest exhibit uses a virtual reality mobile classroom to bring you an exciting experience: flying inside Hurricane Maria. Strap on a pair of virtual reality headsets and become immersed in this unique environment.

The Science in 3D program will feature Hurricane Maria on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00.

On Tuesday and Thursday, the Science in 3D program will feature a different awesome experience: Before the Dinosaurs: Coal Age Monsters.

Shell Sleuths @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn more about the shells you pick up on Ocean Isle Beach.

Movie: Dinosaurs of Antarctica @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This movie takes you on a journey to the prehistoric south polar landscape of Antarctica as it existed hundreds of millions of years ago. Roam the primitive forests and thick swamps with bizarre dinosaurs and colossal amphibians. Enter a surreal world of bug-eyed giants and egg-laying mammals, where survival means enduring the sunless, six-month polar winter surrounded by meat-eaters with night vision. Join intrepid Antarctic scientists on a quest to understand the ice continent’s profound transformation—and to predict the future as humans drive dramatic change.

Jun
2
Tue
Turtle Talks @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteers from the Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization will talk to you about these amazing animals that nest on our shores every summer. They will explain what they do — and what you can do — to help preserve and protect sea turtles.

Science in 3D: Before the Dinosaurs – Coal Age Monsters @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Our newest exhibit uses a virtual reality mobile classroom to bring you an exciting experience: Before the Dinosaurs: Coal Age Monsters. Strap on a pair of virtual reality headsets and become immersed in this unique environment.

The Science in 3D program will feature Before the Dinosaurs: Coal Age Monsters on Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00.

On Tuesday and Thursday, the Science in 3D program will feature a different awesome experience: Hurricane Maria.

 

Treasures of the Ocean Reef @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn about the animals featured in the museum’s Ocean Reef exhibit.

Behind the Scenes of Cape Fear Unearthed (Sand Bar Lecture Series) @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Hunter Ingram to learn about the origins of the Cape Fear Unearthed podcast, how he came to have such an appreciation for local history, what it takes to create the podcast and what stories are coming up on the show.

Hunter Ingram is the local history reporter and television writer for the Star News in Wilmington. He is the creator, researcher and host of the Cape Fear Unearthed podcast, which shares persisting legends, historical oddities and landmark stories from the Cape Fear region with the help of historians, experts and others from the region. The podcast recently passed 100,000 downloads and 50 episodes. Hunter is a lifelong lover of history and found Southeastern North Carolina to have an extremely rich history full of stories he wanted to share with local residents.

 

 

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