Museum of York County
Explore the Carolina Piedmont and its connections to the world at the Museum of York County!
Explore the wild wonders of nature with our award-winning exhibitions and programs that explore a variety of natural history topics. With more than 2,000 specimens at your fingertips, the Naturalist Center allows visitors to explore their interests hands-on. Experience a journey back in time to encounter the strange, gigantic, fierce, and fantastic beasts that once roamed the Carolinas in Ice Age Carolinas: Exploring Our Pleistocene Past. In the Settlemyre Planetarium, travel the cosmos from the comfort of your seat with state-of-the-art digital projection and new programs. A playful learning space awaits our youngest visitors in Tot Town. Educational gardens, a Nature Trail, and a picnic area offer outdoor experiences. The Museum Store offers items of interest for all ages.
See what permanent and changing exhibits are currently on display at the Museum of York County.
Learn about the Carolina Skies and beyond the Milky Way with a variety of scientific shows!
With more than 2,000 specimens, learn about animals from the Piedmont and across the globe.
Nature Trail & Gardens
Explore the flora of the Carolina Piedmont with our garden and nature trail located behind the Museum.
We invite families with children, teens, adults, or seniors who have special sensory processing needs to come to the Museum before it is open to the general public to explore our exhibits and experience a few special planetarium shows!
Advanced Registration Required. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harry Potter Science Saturday
Welcome back to another year at Museum of York County School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. We will be hosting the Ministry of Magic and St. Bumbo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries for our first ever career fair. Collect magical creatures, play the Manywizard Masters Tournament of Magic, and learn about fantastic beasts in our world.
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