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What's Happening This Week at Discovery Place

September 24 - September 30, 2016

Events

One Night Wonder Everyone Is Invited

September 29, 2016, 6:30pm

An event 70 years in the making...

Join us for a night of wonder celebrating the 70th anniversary of Discovery Place.

Proceeds benefit Discovery Place's Education and Outreach Programs at all Museums.

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Featured Exhibitions

Featured Shows

The Chemist

Mysterious powders! Goopy liquids! Weird flames! Discover the fascinating world of chemistry.… Learn More

A World Apart

Learn about the tropical rainforest ecosystem and the species that call it home. Get acquainted with a variety of species that call the rainforest … Learn More

Fired Up!

Oxygen, heat and fuel form the fire triangle! Join us for some explosively fun experiments.… Learn More

IMAX Movies in The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre

National Parks Adventure

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventur…

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A Beautiful Planet

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding…

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Hours of Operation

Sunday
noon - 5:00 p.m.
Mon - Fri
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Closed Easter Sunday, September 6 – 9, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Getting Here

Discovery Place

301 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704.372.6261

Directions to the Museum
Parking Instructions
Printable Map

Discovery Place is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte and is accessible by car, train or foot:

By Car:

Discovery Place Parking Deck is located at the corner of Church and 6th Sts. in uptown Charlotte.

Enter the deck from 6th St. The Deck is three levels - walking access to the Museum from the parking deck is on Level 3, an elevator connects and staircase connects all three levels. During the summer parking may become congested, we suggest arriving early.

By Train:

Discovery Place is two blocks from the 7th Street Station stop on the LYNX Light Rail system. Upon exiting the train at 7th St., head west toward Tryon St., Discovery Place is located on Tryon St. between 6th & 7th Sts.

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By Foot:

If you are in uptown Charlotte, simply head toward Tryon St. & 6th St. - we're hard to miss! There are two entrances to the Museum - one located on 6th St. between Tryon St. & Church St. and the other on N. Tryon St. between 6th & 7th Sts.

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