NC Museum of Natural Sciences Research Collection Tour

Event Date: 
Wed, Jan 29
4:30 to 7:00


Event Date: Wednesday, 1-29-2014 at 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm. Because we can only accommodate a small group at a time, we will offer this tour twice, once at 4:30 pm and again at 6:00 pm, please select which time suits you better.

View prepared fish and mollusk specimens in a one hour tour of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Research Laboratory. Scientists use the approximately 3 million specimens in this collection for identification and comparison purposes. Facility is located at 1671 Gold Star Drive off Reedy Creek Road, across the street from the National Guard entrance, and sharing the same gate with Prairie Ridge Ecostation. Not physically strenuous, wear shoes comfortable for walking and standing, no special equipment or skills needed.

Group size limited to 8 per session, please RSVP by sending email to or RSVP on our Capital Group Meetup page at:

All participants on Sierra Club outings will need to sign a standard liability waiver. You can find a copy of the liability waiver at:

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, or the parent or guardian must complete the Minor Medical Treatment Authorization and Consent form in addition to the liability waiver.