The Children's Museum & Science Center at the Imperial Centre

270 Gay St.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804- Map It
(252) 972-1266

AAA Editor Notes

The Children's Museum & Science Center at the Imperial Centre is at 270 Gay St. A live animal gallery allows visitors an up-close encounter with animals and their habitats. Other highlights include a touch tank and hands-on science and math exhibits. The planetarium features daily full-dome video presentations and laser light shows. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$6; free (ages 0-1).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5. Planetarium hours vary; phone ahead. Closed Jan. 1, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-26 and between exhibits; phone ahead to confirm schedule.