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Upcoming Events

Shark Week Everyone Is Invited

Dive into an ocean adventure and join us July 6 - 10 for Shark Week! Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellmore

July Sky View Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2015, All Day The Stage, Level 2

Join us in our inflatable planetarium as we trek through our solar system and take a look at This Month's Sky View. Date: Saturday, July 11 Showtimes: noon, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. Location: The Stage,… more

Innovate 301: Motorized Art Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2015, noon Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Using record players, doodlebots and other motorized means, make fun works of art to take home! Enjoy a fantastic fusion of art, science and tech with Innovate 301. Date: Saturday, July 11 Time: noon – 5:00 p.m. Locationmore

Six String Saturdays Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2015, 2:00pm 301 N. Tryon St.

This summer, Discovery Place is bringing music to the street with Six String Saturdays, a free music series featuring genres including jazz, pop, rock, sitar, Celtic, country, bluegrass and folk. Enjoy live music on the pa… more

Innovate 301: Solar Pyrography Everyone Is Invited

July 25, 2015, noon Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Join our Discovery Place Maker and solar artist Brian MacDonald as we harness the power of the sun to create dazzling designs. Combining optics and heat, we'll see our visions burn their way into the wood. Date: Saturday, … more

Arthropod Day Everyone Is Invited

August 1, 2015, All Day Explore More Life lab

Event Details: Saturday, August 1 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Explore More Life lab Free with Museum admission Arthropods are all around you every day, even in the cold winter: spiders, insects, centipedes, mites, ticks, lo… more

Homeschool Day Everyone Is Invited

August 25, 2015, All Day Discovery Place

Homeschool families, come enjoy discounted admission and a chance to check out our newest special limited engagement exhibition and an IMAX film of your choice. GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World explores the sci… more

Event Calendar

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