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Over 43 Quintillion Possible Combinations, Only 12 Weeks to Solve it June 02, 2016

CHARLOTTE - One out of every seven people on the planet has played with a Rubik's Cube. With over 1 billion Rubik's Cubes sold around the world, now comes the internationally-acclaimed exhibition, Beyond Rubik's Cube, the wor… more

Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville Welcomes1 Millionth Visitor May 31, 2016

HUNTERSVILLE - Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville today welcomed its 1,000,000th visitor to the Museum. Yolanda Zheng, age 3, and her parents Jiangxia Sun and Yuan Qin Zheng, of Charlotte, were the lucky visitors that arrived … more

Discovery Place explores America's great outdoors with latest IMAX® film National Parks Adventure opening tomorrow, May 21 May 20, 2016

CHARLOTTE - Join Discovery Place for the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation's awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness when National Parks Adventure opens in The Charlotte Observer IMAX® Dome Theatre on S… more

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

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Beyond Rubik's Cube

Over the past 40 years, billions of people have played with the Rubik's Cube. It has influenced musi… Learn More

Fantastic Frogs

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

World Alive

Dive in to World Alive... through diverse habitats filled with extraordinary live species, unique ha… Learn More

Cool Stuff

Launch objects into the air, lie on a bed of nails, or crush a garbage can. It's an eccentric world… Learn More

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Discovery Place Public Relations Kaitlin Rogers
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