Shopping & Dining
Our main gift shop is located on the north side of the Grand Rotunda.
An ancillary shop is currently attached to Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs.
Dining options, concourse level
Speciality sandwiches, burgers and salads. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cup and Pint
Coffee, beer and flatbread pizzas. Open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Special Rotunda programming may close Cup and Pint early.
Rookwood Ice Cream Parlor
Featuring Graeters Ice Cream. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dining options, lower level
Featuring Coffee Emporium coffee and snacks. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bean Sprouts is a nationally-recognized café concept where kids and families participate in a playful eating experience. Its award-winning children’s menu empowers kids to make their own healthy choices. Grown-ups will be delighted with equally tempting adult choices and an organic espresso bar.
Located just outside the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Bean Sprouts is perfect for refueling after a morning of learning through play.
Bean Sprouts offers a variety of choices for families with picky eaters, allergies and other dietary challenges and adheres to strict ingredient guidelines. The café features sustainable foods, compostable packaging and eco-friendly design.
Open daily, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open daily with the exception of Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.