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Educator Saturdays in September Discovery Place September 27, 2014 Discovery Place

FREE Museum admission for educators plus one guest Educators are invited to visit on Saturdays in September (beginning September 6) free of charge. Experience the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of nature at Charlotte Nature Mu

Category: Educators Only
Cardboard Construction September 27, 2014
Crime Scene Investigators October 4, 2014
Bartholomew and the Oobleck October 4, 2014


Meet Didge, our Museum's newest program animal September 19, 2014

Thank you to everyone who voted on a name for our new Woma python through our blog and Facebook. Based on your input, Didgeridoo—Didge, for short—is the name of our Museum's newest program animal. …

Help us name our new python September 04, 2014
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