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The Party Continues at Discovery Place for Adults August 05, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Discovery Place turned up the heat at last month's inaugural Science on the Rocks event, welcoming 2,222 adults into the Museum after-hours. For those who missed out, good news: the party continues the third… more

UFO Sightings on North Tryon Street July 15, 2014

CHARLOTTE - The aliens have landed! Discovery Place confirms that UFO spaceships have landed in various N Tryon Street establishments as part of a public scavenger hunt. Beginning Monday, July 21, fifteen UFOs will be hid… more

Discovery Place Uncorks New Adults-Only, After Hours Event July 07, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Science is shaken, not stirred, at Discovery Place's new adults-only event, Science on the Rocks. Every third Friday of the month, adults 21 and older are invited to experience Uptown's latest nightlife happ… more

Alien Worlds and Androids' Invades Charlotte on June 28 June 20, 2014

CHARLOTTE- Alien Worlds and Androids, a Global Experience Specialists (GES) exhibition featuring scientific and educational content from Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and NASA, will launch at Discovery Place on Saturday, Ju… more

Dive into the World's Most Diverse Marine Ecosystem June 02, 2014

CHARLOTTE - Audiences will be taken on an epic IMAX® adventure through the tropical islands of West Papua and experience one of the most extraordinary places on Earth, when the IMAX film Journey to the South Pacific comes to … more

Discovery Place Education Studio at Bank of America STEM Center for Career Development Officially Opens May 29, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - Discovery Place celebrated the opening of the new Discovery Place Education Studio today in a ceremonial ribbon cutting at Bank of America STEM Center for Career Development. Charlotte dignitaries and Founding… more

Discovery Place Education Studio Helping Region's Teachers Make Sense of Science May 05, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - Discovery Place Education Studio today announced expanded professional development offerings for K-8 science teachers through its affiliate partnership with the national education research and development non-… more

Experience Van Gogh in a Vibrant Symphony of Lights, Colors and Sounds in Van Gogh Alive April 14, 2014

CHARLOTTE - From Milan and Moscow, to Istanbul and Budapest, the globally-acclaimed exhibition Van Gogh Alive now comes to the United States east coast for the first time when it debuts at Discovery Placeon April 25. Pres… more

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Alien Worlds & Androids

Through the use of robots, telescopes, space probes and high-tech laboratories, scientists have been… Learn More

Fantastic Frogs

Meet remarkable live frogs from all over the world whose unique "superpowers" have adapted over time… Learn More

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