Horizons Unlimited is a unique facility that houses a planetarium, aquaria, rainforest habitat, Native American artifacts, an 1842 log schoolhouse, and 32 acres of natural wetlands.
All instructional programs are aligned with the North Carolina Essential Science Standards and the National Science Education Standards.
Horizons Unlimited also directs the largest WILD Environmental Education Site in the state. Duke Energy and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are partners in the development and management of a 600-acre research area.
Horizons Unlimited provides special programs and workshops for teachers, community groups, special populations and higher education.