What's Happening This Week at Discovery Place
August 1 - August 7, 2015
Arthropods are the largest animal phylum and encompass about 85% of all known animals in the world!
Arthropods are all around you every day, even in the cold winter: spiders, insects, centipedes, mites, ticks, lobsters, cr… more
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
The guitar has had a profound effect on American culture, but how much do you know about this versatile instrument? GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World traces its evolution from 3,000 BCE to the present. Explore a gallery of rare instr… Learn More
IMAX Movies in The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre
3D Movies in Discovery 3D Theatre
Hours of Operation
Closed Easter Sunday, September 8 – 11, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
301 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Discovery Place is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte and is accessible by car, train or foot:
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.
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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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.