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Discovery Place ranks among the 25 Best American Children's Museums September 21, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2015 -- Early Childhood Education Zone has chosen the top 25 children's museums in America based on multiple criteria, including availability and variety of hands-on activities, food options, includi… more

Discovery Place Receives Highest National Recognition September 17, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Discovery Place, Inc. has again achieved reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national standard for a museum. AAM Accreditation is a national achievement that recognizes a museum'… more

Discovery Place Names New Chairman and Board Members September 01, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Discovery Place, Inc. has announced the appointment of six new members to the Museums' Board of Trustees, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2015. New members joining the Board of Tru… more

FREE Discovery Place, Inc. Admission for Educators Every Saturday in September September 01, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Every Saturday in September, all Discovery Place Inc. Museums are celebrating the back-to-school season with Educator Saturdays, offering educators and one guest FREE admission to Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature… more

New Blockbuster BODY WORLDS Exhibition Coming to Discovery Place® This November August 12, 2015

CHARLOTTE —On Saturday, November 21, 2015 Discovery Place will open the East Coast debut of Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life, a new presentation of the groundbreaking anatomical exhibition series that has b… more

BREAKING: Air Guitar Stolen from Discovery Place! July 15, 2015

Discovery Place, along with Charlotte Center City partners, is asking the public for help in recovering a guitar that was stolen from the Museum's traveling exhibition, Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World. The air g… more

‘Make' Your Way Over to Discovery Place For The Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth July 09, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Maker Faire is coming to Charlotte! On October 10, 2015 Discovery Place will launch Charlotte's first Mini Maker Faire, a one-day community celebration of local maker culture that pushes the limits of art, science… more

Shark Week at Discovery Place: July 6-10 June 25, 2015

From iconic films like Jaws and viral sensations like Sharknado to the very real anxiety of shark attacks at the beach, many people fear the shark. Join Discovery Place as we dive into the science behind these famed hunters f… more

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