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‘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

Great Scott! Science on the Rocks goes ‘Back to the Future' November 10, 2015

CHARLOTTE - Are you ready for the chance to travel through time — or at least recreate iconic scenes from your favorite 1980s films? Drive your DeLorean over to Discovery Place on Friday, November 20 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. for… more

Giant Pandas Come To The Giant Screen November 01, 2015

CHARLOTTE— On Saturday, November 14, Discovery Place will premiere PANDAS: THE JOURNEY HOME, a groundbreaking natural-history film that captures the highly endangered giant pandas living in Wolong National Nature Reserve in t… more

Halloween Happenings at Discovery Place, Inc. October 22, 2015

If you're searching for family-friendly Halloween activities, it's all treats and no tricks at Discovery Place Inc.'s family of Museums. Wear your favorite costume and join us Saturday, October 31 for silly spooks and giggly … more

Discovery Place ranks among the 25 Best American Children's Museums September 21, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2015 -- Early Childhood Education Zone has chosen the top 25 children's museums in America based on multiple criteria, including availability and variety of hands-on activities, food options, includi… more

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BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life

In BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life, the latest exhibition from physician and anatomist Dr. Gunther v… 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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