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The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 26, for Thanksgiving.

See, hear, touch and do science.

Get all your senses involved when you experience a Discovery Place exhibition. Then, discover your sixth sense… the sense of wonder.


Explore More Life lab

What's Happening in November This month's theme is The Blue Planet. What makes up 71% of our planet? Water! Discover w… Learn More

Science Buzz

Science Buzz stations make Discovery Place the place to delve into current events by putting the latest in science from aroun… Learn More

Discovery 3D Theatre

Hold onto your seat and your senses as you experience Discovery 3D Theatre, the digital movie experience at Discovery Place. … Learn More

Think It Up

Full of ideas, inspiration and imagination; Think It Up activities facilitate engagement in the processes of innovation. … Learn More

Project Build

Building takes on a new form as guests tap their primitive instincts, using materials such as PVC pipes and camo netting to b… Learn More

Explore More Stuff lab

What's Happening in November This month's theme is Colorful Chemistry, sponsored by BASF. Let science color your world a… Learn More


KidScience is Discovery Place's early childhood exhibition where young children, ages 0-7, and their caregivers learn about s… Learn More

Explore More Collections lab

Have you ever wondered what makes the Carolinas so unique? This year in Explore More Collections, we will explore Carolina Co… Learn More