The natural wonders of North America and North Carolina coupled with the rich history of our region are all reflected in The Schiele's exceptional exhibitions and diverse programming. Whether you're indoors or out, with the kids or your colleagues, by bringing you a lot closer to nature, The Schiele will bring you a little closer to yourself.
The Schiele Museum of Natural History inspires wonder and appreciation for science and the natural world through programs, exhibits, and research.
The museum collects, studies, and preserves natural specimens and cultural artifacts. It uses educational programs, exhibits and publications to communicate to all possible audiences the variety of those objects, their environmental and social contexts and the history of their connections.