Category: museums

Catawba Science Center (Hickory)

It’s Road Trip Week here on MiCHill!! That means we are hitting the road and exploring places that are within a drive of our Triangle area. We’re opening up the map! Get out your GPS, fill the car with gas,…

Burwell School Historic Site

This was such a fun little stop for us. C doesn’t know anything about school yet. He is blissfully unaware of school, and books, and teacher dirty looks, but I really enjoyed this historic school. The Burwell School was one…

Shangri-La

It ain’t just a place in a book. In fact, it is in Prospect Hill about 15 minutes outside of Hillsborough down 86. You didn’t know that?! Neither did I until quite recently. And I have driven by this place…

Ackland Art Museum

We have already brought you information about the all new NC Museum of Art and the Nasher Museum. Then we realized that we hadn’t visited the Ackland Art Museum in our own backyard! So Sarah C. and I decided to…

The Morehead Planetarium

Sarah C. and I decided to give this a go on one of these hot summer days. Afterall, it is inside, it is free admission, and it is close. Plus, students are gone so we thought it would be easier…

Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX

As a mom in Chapel Hill, I don’t generally make it to Raleigh. It isn’t too terribly far, but it just feels like it with a child in a car seat. But I can say that Marbles Kids Museum in…

NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Since yours truly is out conquering the wild on a hike through Tennessee (no C is not strapped to my back for this walk), Sarah C. is bringing you another fantastic blog post: The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences…

The (all new) NC Museum of Art

Hold on to your blogger shorts, this is going to be a post and half. I was very excited when the new Museum of Art building opened, and when a friend said that it was fantastic I rushed out there.…

Kidzu Children’s Museum

Updated 12/2011: Kidzu has moved to a new location in University Square off of Franklin Street, still in downtown Chapel Hill.  The entrance to the museum is on the back side of the building, so drive around back.  Parking here…

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