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Raleigh, N.C., Science Centers

As one of the three corners of N.C.'s Research Triangle Region, Raleigh is certainly known for its smarts. The Research Triangle Park, the 50-year-old, world-renowned business park, and North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus, with more than 25 years of its own innovations, are the Raleigh area's biggest science centers. Visitors can tour through these and other places to experience science in action when visiting.

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Harris Energy & Environmental Center

  • 3932 New Hill-Holleman Rd.
    New Hill, NC 27562
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.362.3261

James B. Hunt Jr. Library - North Carolina State University

  • 1070 Partners Way
    Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.515.7110

Nature Research Center

  • 121 W. Jones St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Toll-Free: 877.462.8724
  • Phone: 919.707.9800

North Carolina State University Centennial Campus

  • 1005 Capability Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.515.7036

North Carolina State University Solar House/N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center

  • 1201 Gorman St.
    N.C. State University
    Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Toll-Free: 800.336.2786
  • Phone: 919.515.3263

Poe Center

  • 224 Sunnybrook Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Area: East Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.231.4006

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

  • 1671 Gold Star Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Phone: 919.733.7450 x675

Research Triangle Park

  • 12 Davis Dr.
    Research Triangle Park Headquarters
    Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
  • Area: Morrisville/The Research Triangle Park
  • Phone: 919.549.8181

Walnut Creek Wetland Center

  • 950 Peterson St.
    Raleigh, NC 27610
  • Area: South Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.2760

 

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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