NOW ON EXHIBIT: GROSSOLOGY - The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body * * * NOW PLAYING IN THE CUMMINS PLANETARIUM: DYNAMIC EARTH - Exploring Earth's Climate Engine * * *

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The mission of the Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center is to raise awareness in those we serve of their global connection and "unique place in space" by encouraging their participation in science, mathematics, and technology. The Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center is an excellent way for families to spend quality time with one another. Our programs and exhibits are especially engaging, hands-on, and fun for absolutely everyone.
- Candy L. McCroskey, Director

Name Our New Gator: the Ballots are In!

Over 1600 ballots were cast to help choose a name for our new alligator! And the winning name, by a landslide, is...

Darth Gator!

Thank you to all who participated in the voting, we hope you will come by the Children's Musuem and Science Center soon to meet Darth Gator!We have welcomed a new alligator, and we asked you to help name him. You voted, and the ballots are in. The winning name will be announced Friday, August 15th at the final Lawn Chair Theater movie for the 2014 season.

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