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DISCOVERY PLACE EXTENDS HOURS DECEMBER 26-30 December 20, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C.– Discovery Place will extend its hours December 26-30 to accommodate holiday crowds anticipated at its must-see exhibition Mummies of the World, the largest collection of real mummies and related artifacts eve… more

Beat the Cold Weather Blues with Discovery Place Winter Break Camps December 05, 2011

CHARLOTTE – School break is cooler than ever this holiday season with the chance to trade the cold weather for hot science at Discovery Place’s Winter Break Camps. Registration is now open for these all-new, one-day sessions … more

HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING! December 01, 2011

Discovery Place Mummies of the World With its astounding collection of 150 specimens, including real human and animal mummies and related artifacts, Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of real human and animal … more

THE MUMMIES ARE HERE! November 08, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 8, 2011) –The highly-anticipated Mummies of the World makes it Southern U.S. premiere at Discovery Place on Friday, November 11, 2011. This astonishing collection of mummies and related artifacts i… more

Mummies of the World Arrives in Charlotte Under Security for Exhibition's Debut at Discovery Place November 01, 2011

CHARLOTTE, NC (November 1, 2011) – More than 40 precious mummies arrived in Charlotte today under security detail as part of the upcoming Mummies of the World exhibition at Discovery Place. This normally hidden portion of exh… more

Richmond County Medical Community Reaches $250,000 Goal to Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham October 21, 2011

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – The Richmond County Medical Community has made a combined gift of $250,000 towards the Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham project, designating the funds for theme areas in the children’s museum related to heal… more

Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham Receives $40,000 Contribution from Progress Energy October 04, 2011

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Progress Energy has announced a $40,000 gift to Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham as part of an initiative to actively build and support the communities it serves. The Fortune 500 electric utility will presen… more

Free Admission for Educators at Discovery Place Educator Open Houses September 01, 2011

CHARLOTTE – The Discovery Place family of museums will offer educators the chance to immerse themselves in the magic of science, nature and imagination by offering special educator days with free admission at Discovery Place,… more

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