SciWorks

400 W. Hanes Mill Rd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27105- Map It
(336) 767-6730

AAA Editor Notes

SciWorks is 7.5 mi. n. on US 52 to Hanes Mill Rd. exit 116, following signs to 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd. The center offers interactive physical and natural science exhibits, nature trails, live animal exhibits and a planetarium. The 15-acre Environmental Park has a barnyard area where visitors can see donkeys, cows, sheep and goats; outdoor animal habitats feature deer, a raccoon, river otters and waterfowl. Outdoor Science Park includes Tot Spot with an archeological dig site. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$11; $9 (ages 3-19 and 62+).
Hours: Building open Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5, June 1-Labor Day; Tues.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5, rest of year. Park grounds close 30 minutes before museum. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.