Greensboro Science Center



The Greensboro Science Center is an aquarium, museum and zoo. The Science Center is located at 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455.


Hours and Pricing


Zoo closes at 4pm seasonally 

Petting zoo hours: Weekends only from 10am to 4pm

Open Year-Road

Exceptions: Closed the day of our annual gala, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

General Admission

Includes admission to the aquarium, museum and zoo

GSC Members: Free
Adults (ages 14 - 64): $14.50
Seniors (ages 65+): $13.50
Children (ages 3 - 13): $13.50
Children 2 and Under: Free


Indoor aquarium

Features many different types of animals among them is otters, fish, penguins, and sharks. The aquarium gives the chance to touch rays and small sharks. You will also have the opportunity to watch live fish and penguin feeding.  

Inside Tracks: Aquarium Adventure

The inside Tracks: Aquarium Adventure gives a backscene scene of the aquarium.  Watch how food for different type of animals is prepared. Feed fish from the top of shark reef. 

Cost, per person: $15 members / $15 non-members + general admission
Groups & field trips: $75/program*

Availability: Regular Season: Thursday through Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Summer Season (Memorial Day - Labor Day): Daily at 2:00 p.m.

Capacity: 12 participants

Minimum age: 8

Age restrictions: Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult


Outdoor Zoo

The outdoor zoo features adult and baby Gibbons, crocodiles, and meerkats. In the farm you will get the chance to pet animals such as goats. You will have the opportunity to watch NC crops grow and explore a farmhouse. 

Treetop Adventure Park (SKYWILD)

 SKYWILD participants zip, slide, climb, and fly through the trees. Skywild obstacle course is over a large portion of the outdoor zoo. It gives a unique view of the zoo from above. 



The museum has giant dinosaurs and the chance to draw your own to take home with you. Experience the high winds of a hurricane inside the wind tunnel. The  lower level of the museum has reptiles, insects, and snakes you can touch,