What's Happening This Week at Discovery Place
March 8 - March 14, 2014
Discovery Place is accepting applications for STEM Fellows, a dynamic learning experience tailored for educators ready to take their praxis to the next level. All application materials must be received by Friday, March 14. … more
Embark on an extraordinary journey through turning points in humankind's history. This breathtaking, immersive display of huge, crystal clear images and cinema-quality surround sound explores how we have shaped our own destiny through invention from … Learn More
IMAX Movies in The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre
3D Movies in Discovery 3D Theatre
Hours of Operation
Closed February 1, Easter Sunday, 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.