Features and Exhibits

Whether you are strolling or scrolling, you will have fun learning something new with the Poe Center’s unique features and exhibits. From our playground to our website, interactive learning is only a visit or click away.

On-Site Features

Visitors engage with museum-quality exhibits, interactive technology, and hands-on learning.

PlayWELL Park

Put learning into action at Poe’s body-systems themed playground.

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Cranium Connection

Enter Poe’s giant head to learn more about the wonders of the brain.

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All About Bees

Learn all about beneficial bees and see them in action at Poe’s very own apiary and bee exhibit.

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Arts at Poe

Enjoy Poe’s one-of-a-kind artwork while learning about healthy choices.

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Online Exhibits

Visit one of Poe’s beautifully designed and interactive online exhibits. Each site features dozens of informative hotspots covering a wide-range of health-science topics.

Poe & Grow Garden

Roll over each element of Poe’s digital garden to learn helpful facts and find valuable resources for growing a year-round garden for your school or community.


Online CookWELL Kitchen

Cooking and kitchen skills can help develop healthy food choices, preferences, attitudes, and behaviors. Click through Poe’s digital kitchen to learn more about the basics of preparing meals and snacks, along with important kitchen skills and safety skills.


Prescription Medicine Safety Toolkit

Prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and household chemicals have their dangers, and must be properly used, secured and disposed of. This online exhibit provides important information to help create safe homes and communities for youth and adults.


Health History Mural

To commemorate the Poe Center’s 25th anniversary, North Carolina artist Nicholas Bragg created a one-of-a-kind mural which captures Poe’s past, present, and future within the context of world history. This online version of the mural allows you to explore the Poe Center’s history anytime, anywhere!