Greensboro Science Center

4301 Lawndale Dr.
Greensboro, NC 27455- Map It
Phone: (336) 288-3769

AAA Editor Notes

Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr., offers interactive exhibits, a play area for young children and live entertainment. On the grounds are the OmniSphere Theater, which shows both full-dome and 3-D programs; a reptile gallery; areas where kids can interact with small animals; and a children's petting zoo. Among the inhabitants of the Animal Discovery Zoo are lemurs, gibbons, wallabies and a tiger. The Wiseman Aquarium features penguins, otters, sharks, eels, hundreds of fish and rare Asian fishing cats that swim in the water to catch their prey. SKYWILD, a treetop adventure park, also is on the grounds. Picnicking is permitted.
$13.50; $12.50 (ages 3-13, ages 65+ and college students and military with ID). Theater admission $3-$5 extra. SKYWILD (includes Science Center admission) $46; $43 (ages 8-13, ages 65+ and college students and military with ID).
Hours: Daily 9-5. Zoo daily 9-4. Theater shows Mon.-Fri. at 1:30 and 2:30, Sat.-Sun. on the hour 11:30-3:30. SKYWILD daily 9-5, early June-early Sept.; Mon.-Fri. 11-5, Sat.-Sun. 9-5, early Mar.-early June and early Sept.-early Dec.; Thurs.-Fri. 11-5, Sat.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.