*Individual Memberships available at Discovery Place Science and Discovery Place Nature only. **Guest passes are available for Family Memberships only.
Larger-than-life Insects Invade Charlotte
November 16, 2018
Bug Lab opens at Discovery Place Science on Dec. 8
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Backyard Wilderness opens Nov. 24 at IMAX
Backyard Wilderness debuts Nov. 24 on the IMAX Dome at Discovery Place Science
Discovery Place Welcomes New Board of Trustees for 2018-19
Discovery Place announces new board members to the Museums’ Board of Trustees, and new Board Chair, Martin Foley.
This intensive, new Discovery Place exhibition makes bugs big and humans seem small
The Charlotte Observer
The loud way Discovery Place is introducing girls to STEM
PBS Charlotte: Carolina Impact
Discovery Place Engineering Initiative Celebrates Success
Charlotte Business Journal
How do we keep a Museum filled with children clean?
Bring in 2019 with this list of books to read with your kids
This month there will be a meteor shower, a supermoon, blood moon and a lunar eclipse
Discovery Place Science has the answer for a full day of family fun that will delight everyone in your crew
We're glad you're here. Now let's get curious.
As a member of the media, who do I contact about filming or photographing the Museum?
For all media inquiries, please contact the Director, Public Relations.
Does Discovery Place have a spokesperson or subject expert available for an interview?
Yes. From astrophysics to zoology, Discovery Place has multiple experts in many different subject areas. To schedule an interview with one of our educators or leaders, please contact the Director, Public Relations.
Where can I find high-resolution images or additional information about the Museum?
How can I obtain a press kit for a special exhibition?
Electronic press kits for special exhibitions are available on the Media Kits page. If you would like a physical copy, please contact the Director, Public Relations.
What is your policy regarding professional photography or video at Discovery Place?
For the safety and comfort of our guests, all film and photography crews must be escorted by a Discovery Place staff member while filming in the Museum.
If you are a commercial photographer, videographer or Production Company, please contact the Director, Public Relations. Each request is assessed on a case-by-case basis depending on availability, feasibility and appropriateness.
If you are a professional photographer interested in family portraits, senior photos, engagement photos or other special occasions, please contact the Manager, Special Events.
If you are a guest visiting the Museum, we encourage you to capture the fun memories of your visit. Share your favorite photos with us on social media. Please note, tripods, monopods, drones and other professional photographic equipment are not permitted.
Does Discovery Place offer tickets to members of the media?
Yes. Members of the media may receive two complimentary admission tickets to any Discovery Place museum. To reserve your tickets, please contact the Director, Public Relations.
Does Discovery Place offer tickets for journalists and bloggers visiting from out of town?
Yes. Please contact the Director, Public Relations to provide more details about your upcoming visit.
Does Discovery Place offer media tickets for special events like Science on the Rocks or IMAX premier parties?
Yes. Please contact the Director, Public Relations to reserve your tickets.
Where can I find you on social media?