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

Exhibitions

Explore More Life lab

What's Happening in May This month's theme is Plants and Soil. Did you know there are more than 80,000 different kinds of ed… Learn More

nano

Imagine and discover a world you can't see! nano, a special limited mini-exhibition, engages families in nanoscale science… 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 May This month's theme is Engineer It!, sponsored by Daimler Trucks North America. Do you like to sol… Learn More

KidScience

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