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Discovery Place Represents Charlotte at National Maker Faire June 16, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - This past weekend, Discovery Place participated in the National Maker Faire in Washington, D.C. to showcase how Discovery Place brings Make to the community through education. The National Maker Faire wa… more

Science on the Rocks: World Tour Takes Center Stage at Discovery Place on June 19 June 11, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Are you ready to rock? On Friday, June 19 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. grab your friends for Discovery Place's adults-only event, Science on the Rocks: World Tour, featuring the new exhibition Guitar: The Instrumen… more

The Instrument That Rocked The World Is About To Rock Charlotte May 14, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Rock on, Charlotte! Discovery Place takes center stage to explore the science, sound, history and cultural impact of one the most enduring American icons - the guitar -- in the new exhibition Guitar: The Instrumen… more

Six Ways to have a Magical Spring Break at Discovery Place March 31, 2015

Whether there's April showers or spring sunshine, Discovery Place is the ultimate Spring Break stop, come rain or shine. See what fresh events and activities are blooming at Discovery Place all week long. From up close encou… more

Discovery Place, Inc. Ranks #1 Attraction in Charlotte March 03, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - For the fifth consecutive year, Discovery Place, Inc. was ranked the most visited museum and historic attraction in the Charlotte region in an annual survey released by Carolina Publishing Associates. Discov… more

How Did They Do That? February 13, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Is your mind playing tricks on you, or is it all just smoke and mirrors? On Friday, February 20, grab your friends for Discovery Place's adults-only event, Science on the Rocks: Smoke & Mirrors, featuring th… more

Will You Be Fooled? February 02, 2015

CHARLOTTE- Do you believe your eyes? Can you trust your senses? Is anything really as it seems? These are just some of the questions posed by ILLUSION: Nothing Is As It Seems, the mind-bending new exhibition making its east c… more

Ring in the New Year with a ROAR December 23, 2014

Discovery Place invites your family to travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs to embark on an expedition of adventure, imagination and exploration. Check out these top 5 ways to have a DINO-mite New Year at Discovery… more

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GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

The guitar has had a profound effect on American culture, but how much do you know about this versat… Learn More

Fantastic Frogs

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

World Alive

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Discovery Place Public Relations Kaitlin Rogers
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