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Welcome to Horizons Unlimited

Horizons Unlimited is located at 1636 Parkview Circle Salisbury, North Carolina
Mission
Empowering our communities to explore science and the natural world.

Vision
To mobilize our communities by bridging the gap between the opportunities of today and the possibilities of tomorrow.

 

Shows and Events

Facilities

Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium

Our 30-foot dome ceiling, theater seating for 72, and original star projector continue to amaze audiences of all ages and backgrounds. We have recently added a homemade mirror-dome like system that allows us to present multiple formats and amaze audiences in a whole new immersive environment!

Native American Artifact Collection

The exhibit showcases a wide variety of North Carolina Indian tools, baskets and weaponry. Also included is part of the Peter Cooper collection of arrowheads, spear points and other remnants of area tribes.

Rainforest/Aquaria

Experience a two-story, moist, tropical environment with colorful vegetation such as banana trees, palms, ferns and orchids. Discover a wide variety of aquatic life forms, such as zooplankton, aquatic insects, mollusks, crustaceans and freshwater fish species 

Setzer School

This is a 19th century one-room log schoolhouse originally used in southern Rowan County. It is furnished to show a typical school of that time period. Visitors recreate a school day by studying reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Smith Exploratorium-Nature Trail

Hike along nature trails and boardwalks to see a wetland forest rarely found in the inner Piedmont of North Carolina. This 34-acre study area is recognized in the NC Registry of Natural Heritage areas for outstanding natural value.

Calendar

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Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


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Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


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Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


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