Welcome to the North American Bayer Bee Care Center!

North American Bayer Bee Care Center

The North American Bee Center, located on the Research Triangle Park campus in North Carolina, brings together significant technological, scientific and academic resources to support product stewardship, sustainable agriculture and comprehensive solutions for honey bee health. The 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility houses:

Woman Researching in the Bayer Bee Care Center

  • A full laboratory with a teaching and research apiary

  • Honey extraction and workshop space

Teaching at the Bayer Bee Care Center

  • Meeting, training and presentation spaces for beekeepers, farmers and educators

  • On-site demonstration honey bee hives

Many Pollinator Flowers

  • Pollinator gardens that have welcomed over 30 species of bees

Bee at the Bayer Bee Care Center

  • A screened hive observation area


Children at the Bayer Bee Care Center

Since opening in April 2014, the North American Bayer Bee Care Center has welcomed over 10,000 visitors and over 30 different types of bees. The Bee Care Center has welcomed everyone from school groups, to families, to beekeepers! If you are interested in registering for a free tour, fill out this form.

If you are not able to make it to Raleigh for the in-person tour, take the virtual tour through the center!