North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences reopens in the east

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A museum that has been temporarily closed finally reopened to the public on Saturday in Greenville.

The newly renovated North Carolina Museum of Natural Science showcases a refreshed look, with updated exhibits in hopes of pleasing visitors of all ages.

Executor Director of Time for Science, Emily Jarvis says she looks forward to welcoming visitors back and providing them with an unforgettable learning experience.

“I am excited to see people’s faces when they come through the door for the first time, this building in itself is inspiring when you walk in but it is filled with awesome art by local artists, filled with new science exhibits and I think people will be never surprised and excited about what they see” Says Jarvis.

Visitors can learn about topics such as zoology and space, participate in field trips, science camps, and public programs to expand knowledge in a fun and interactive way.

Victoria Whaley, who visited the museum, was very impressed by the displays.

“I was actually was not expecting this much it was a lot bigger and very pretty too” Says Whaley.

This reopening had a vibrant crowd that was ready to expand their knowledge and understanding of science.

“I hope that we can continue to grow and change things, we are always looking at what the community enjoys and what we hear and what we might need to do more of or less of so we are always flexible and adapting to see what the community needs are” says Jarvis.

The museum says they also offers free admission to visitors, but are happy to accept any donations.