The Greensboro Science Center is a non-profit organization located in scenic Greensboro, North Carolina. The center was founded in 1957 as a part of a movement by the local Parks and Recreation Department. It and was initially known as The Greensboro Junior Museum until 1989, when the local Greensboro Science Center entered into a partnership with the city of Greensboro and officially founded the Greensboro Science Center.
The mission of the Greensboro Science Center is to foster education, curiosity, and exploration of the natural sciences through a dynamic family-focused program. The center achieves this mission through a unique triad of attractions including: a zoo, an aquarium, and a museum. There are also a wide variety of educational programs, specialized field trips, and workshops for children in the community to partake in.
The Greensboro Science Center is currently undergoing expansions and upgrades towards the completion of its “Master Plan”. The plan is expected to be completed by the year 2020 and will feature a world-class science museum, a high-tech OmniSphere Theater, and even new expansions to the zoo and aquarium. Be sure to call the attractions and restaurants ahead of your visit to confirm current opening times.
3.Plan Your Visit
Best Things to Do in North Carolina: Greensboro Science Center
- The Museum, Photo: Greensboro Science Center
- The Zoo, Photo: Greensboro Science Center
- Plan Your Visit, Photo: Greensboro Science Center
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of Greensboro Science Center
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