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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.

Get Ready to Celebrate ! 

The Margaret C. Woodson Planetarium is gearing up for a year of space science celebration! The staff of Horizons Unlimited would like your input on the types of shows and content you would like to experience. Please take a moment to complete the brief survey provided at the link below.

https://goo.gl/forms/tvQamkJ8csqGiKqI2

Summer Story Walk

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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.

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News

Rowan-Salisbury Schools Pilots State Renewal Program

The State of North Carolina passed HB 986 enabling qualifying school districts to become a renewal district. Currently only Rowan-Salisbury Schools district qualifies. On June 28th the RSS Board of Education elected to participate in this program. Click for details.