Discovery Place Nature
Discovery Place Nature, formerly Charlotte Nature Museum, is located at 1658 Sterling Road in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Museum features interactive nature exhibits and live animal displays, including a butterfly pavilion, live species, insects and a variety of native North Carolina animals. The Museum offers many education programs for schools, parents and the public, and features a summer camp program. Daily programming including puppet shows and hands-on activities provide the opportunity for structured learning and informal play.
The museum is located adjacent to the 98-acre Freedom Park.
Discovery Place Nature is part of the Discovery Place brand, an organization of museums in North Carolina that also includes Discovery Place Science, a hands-on science museum in uptown Charlotte, and Discovery Place Kids in Huntersville, North Carolina and Rockingham.