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Science for All People December 15, 2014

CHARLOTTE - Discovery Place, Inc. announced today the launch of Welcome, a new program that provides low-cost access to families with EBT or WIC cards. Welcome will reduce the cost of admission to $1 per person for familie… more

Melt Away the Winter Blues with Discovery Place Winter Break Camps November 19, 2014

CHARLOTTE - With more options than ever before, Winter Break Camps are back at Discovery Place. Campers in grades K-3 can join us for an individual day or a whole week of fun. Whether you want to go back in time to days of th… more

Dinosaurs RAWR to Life at Discovery Place September 29, 2014

CHARLOTTE- Make no bones about it: dinosaurs have arrived in Charlotte! Discovery Place presents Dinosaurs in Motion, an interactive exhibition that blends science, art and innovation, opening Saturday, October 4, 2014. V… more

Are You Charlotte's Ultimate Sports Fan? September 15, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Professional, collegiate, casual or extreme: whatever type of sports fan you are, there is something for you at Discovery Place's Science on the Rocks: Fan Fest on September 19 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Come ge… more

FREE Discovery Place, Inc. Admission for Educators Every Saturday in September August 28, 2014

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

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

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Current Featured Exhibitions

Dinosaurs in Motion

Dinosaurs in Motion is a new interactive and engaging STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts … 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

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