Children’s Museum & Science Center

The Children’s Museum & Science Center will be closed from September 2nd through 20th for exhibit changeover. Be the Astronaut closes on September 1st and the new exhibit, Spin, will open on September 21st.

The Children’s Museum & Science Center features a Live Animal Gallery, Cummins Planetarium, traveling exhibits, interactive permanent exhibits, and more!

Museum Hours

  • Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Monday: Closed


  • $6 per person
  • 2 and under FREE
  • Free on Sundays for Rocky Mount residents

Museum Birthday Parties

Museum Birthday Parties are available for kids of all ages. Entertaining and engaging party themes include the following:

  • No Program Party (All ages)
  • Planetarium Party (Ages 4 & up)
  • Fossil Finds (Ages 5 & up)
  • Animal Tracks (Ages 5 & up)
  • Ooey-Gooey (Ages 5 & up)

Museum Birthday Parties are scheduled by reservation only. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Call (252) 972-1266 for information including program fees, or to make a reservation.

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