The Museum is open with updated hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Free timed tickets for the Museum collection galleries encourage social distancing, and increased health and safety procedures are in place. Following local ordinances, visitors are required to wear a mask inside all buildings, including restrooms and concession buildings. For the safety of everyone, we ask that all outdoor event attendees wear masks both outdoors and indoors. Learn more about these updates at

Morning Bird Walk (Canceled)


Join our resident birding enthusiast, Park ranger Chantal Taunton, on a meandering 90-minute walk through the Museum Park in search of migratory and native birds. Wear a mask and please bring your own binoculars, as well as water, a notebook, and pen. All levels welcome, from beginner to seasoned birders; ages 8 and up. Space is limited.

For questions about the content of this program, email Bryanne Senor.

Important safety information

• Preregistration required; no walkups.

• Participants must wear cloth masks throughout the program.

• Participants who are not in the same family or group must stay at least 6 feet from other participants.

• As participants arrive, they will see markings on the ground, 8 feet apart, to stand on. Once in their sports, participants will be checked in verbally by the name tickets were reserved under.

• Participants must also verbally respond to a self-screen assessment. Please review the assessment before attending the program. If you answer “yes” to any question or have any symptoms, stay home.

• The program begins with a brief introduction in the Ellipse followed by a guided walk. As we stop to observe a bird, or when the ranger wants to speak to the group, everyone will stop to listen but not congregate to view; this is where binoculars come in handy.

We appreciate everyone’s efforts to make this a safe and enjoyable experience!


Jan 09, 2021


8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
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