Hours Advisory: Discovery Place Closing Sept. 5-8 for Annual Maintenance and Staff Training

Discovery Place

Labor Day hours, upcoming closings & extended hours

All Discovery Place museums will be open for Labor Day on Monday, September 4, and will then close for the rest of the week for annual staff training. All Museums will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 9 with new fall operating hours.

Due to popularity, Discovery Place Nature, Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville and Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham will continue to offer extended hours on Tuesday nights until 8:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation: Discovery Place Science

Monday, Sept. 4:      9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Friday, Sept. 8:     CLOSED for staff training

Saturday, Sept. 9:     Fall hours begin:

  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: noon – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Hours of Operation: Discovery Place Nature & Discovery Place Kids

Monday, Sept. 4:     OPEN for Labor Day - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Friday, Sept. 8:    CLOSED for staff training

Saturday, Sept. 9:    Fall hours begin:

  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: noon – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 All Discovery Place museums close for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

 

About Discovery Place

One of the top hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place provides ever-changing, entertaining facilities that engage people in the active exploration of science, technology and nature. Discovery Place is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides STEM education to the Carolinas through four distinct museum experiences at Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature and Discovery Place Kids, interactive educational programming, professional development training and community outreach initiatives. In 2017, Discovery Place was named as a finalist for the National Medal by the Institute for Museum and Library Science.

For more information about Discovery Place, call 704.372.6261 x300, visit discoveryplace.org or connect with Discovery Place Science on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Discovery Place is supported, in part, with funding from the Arts & Science Council.

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