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BODY WORLDS Extends Run through May 8 May 02, 2016

CHARLOTTE -The popular Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life will continue its run at Discovery Place for one additional week. By popular demand, the world-renowned health and anatomy exhibition will remain open… more

Final Weeks to See BODY WORLDS at Discovery Place April 07, 2016

Only four weekends are left to see Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life before it leaves Charlotte on Sunday, May 1. Presented by Novant Health, this fascinating exhibit takes guests on a journey of self discov… more

Can You Cube? March 28, 2016

Over the past 40 years, billions of people have played with the Rubik's Cube. But how many can actually solve it? Discovery Place is looking for people who can solve a Rubik's Cube (you know, without rearranging the stickers … more

Shake up Your Springtime Routine at Discovery Place's Spring Break Shake Up March 23, 2016

Shake off the winter blues and step into springtime during Spring Break week at Discovery Place. At the Spring Break Shake Up guests will learn ways they can shake up their daily lifestyles with healthier choices - from learn… more

‘Keep It on the Down-Low and Speak Easy' January 11, 2016

CHARLOTTE - The bathtub gin is bubbling at Science on the Rocks: Speakeasy. Grab your giggle water and join us for one swell shindig as Discovery Place takes you back in time to the era of prohibition, jazz, fops and flappers… more

Extended Holiday Hours at All Museums December 17, 2015

Our gift to you — extended holiday hours! Experience two extra days of play at Charlotte Nature Museum and Discovery Place KIDS as they open on Monday, December 21 & 28. Discovery Place is also offering two extra hours of fun… more

Thanksgiving Hours November 24, 2015

Gobble up some Thanksgiving fun all week long at your favorite Discovery Place, Inc. Museum. You can extend the fun at Discovery Place with two extra hours on Friday, November 27: Wednesday, November 25 - Discovery Place… more

The Wait is Over - New BODY WORLDS Exhibition Opens in Charlotte November 21 November 12, 2015

CHARLOTTE — On Saturday, November 21, Discovery Place will open the newest presentation of the groundbreaking anatomical exhibition Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life. Back by popular demand, BODY WORLD… more

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