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Discover the extraordinary

Step into a world where science is brought to life through interactive exhibits and explosive experiments during daily programs. Connect with the past and visit the future with groundbreaking exhibitions, larger-than-life IMAX Dome films and hands on activities that let you explore more. Plan your visit today.

Upcoming Events

Six String Saturdays 301 N. Tryon St. July 4, 2015 301 N. Tryon St.

This summer, Discovery Place is bringing music to the street with Six String Saturdays, a free music series featuring genres including jazz, pop, rock, sitar, Celtic, country, bluegrass and folk. Enjoy live music on the patio near our Tryon St. en…

Shark Week July 10, 2015
July Sky View July 11, 2015


On board the Nautilus: Exploring the ocean with ROVs June 19, 2015

Discovery Place Education Studio Program Manager Beverly Owens recently served for 17 days as a Science Communication Fellow on board Titanic discoverer Dr. Bob Ballard’s research ship, the E/V Nautil

We won a BOB! May 29, 2015