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3D Printing and Design

SOLD OUT!

Mon | June 11, 2018
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Robotics and Coding

In this hands-on workshop, learn to use the Hummingbird Duo robotics platform and take on a series of standards-based challenges.

Mon | June 18, 2018
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Project Based Learning

Broaden your understanding of problem based learning & write a custom PBL unit for your classroom

Mon | June 18, 2018
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Inquiry in Everything

Examine the inquiry method of education and develop inquiry lessons for your own classroom

Mon | June 25, 2018
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MAKE & Design Thinking

Join our resident Makers at the Education Studio for a week of building and planning projects that encourage creative thought and exploration.

Mon | July 09, 2018
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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

Take an exclusive look at the non-public, working areas of our aquarium

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Tissue Paper Flowers

April showers bring May flowers!

Mon | May 21, 2018
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Plenty of Planets

Journey to all eight planets in our solar system

Tue | May 22, 2018
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What's the Weather?

Try your hand at weather forecasting

Tue | May 22, 2018
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Sun and Stars

Explore the sun and stars with exciting activities

Wed | May 23, 2018
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Michael Recycle

Discover the ins and outs of recycling with our caped crusader friend

Wed | May 23, 2018
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Meet the Prey

Meet one of our resident species that a bird in the wild might eat

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Healthy Smoothies

Make a tasty smoothie with natural ingredients

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Superconductors

What is a superconductor?

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Fantastic Fireflies

Make your own firefly catcher to take home

Wed | May 23, 2018
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Who's There

Listen to an exciting talk from one of our animal keepers about owls

Wed | May 23, 2018
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Donor Preview of Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family

An exclusive invitation-only event

Thu | May 24, 2018
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Make & Mingle: Wine Rack & Tray

Get creative in our adults-only DIY workshop

Thu | May 24, 2018
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Tyrannosaurs All-Museum Member Preview

Get an exclusive, FREE look at our newest exhibition

Fri | May 25, 2018
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Guided Nature Walk

Join us the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk on the Paw Paw Nature Trail

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Blast off to the Moon

Explore the science behind sending rockets into the air

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Can You Dig It?

Have you ever planted a garden or played in the dirt?

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Tyrannosaurs Member Preview

Get an exclusive look at our newest exhibition

Sat | May 26, 2018
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Memorial Day

Join us for some patriotic fun on this special Monday

Mon | May 28, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Weather Merit Badge

Sat | June 02, 2018
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Tinkerfest

Create and explore during our daylong celebration of tinkering

Sat | June 02, 2018
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Engineer in Residence Workshop: Computer Engineering

What can robots do in the real world, and how can they help humans?

Sat | June 02, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge

Sat | June 02, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

Sat | June 02, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

Sun | June 03, 2018
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Night at the IMAX: Flying Monsters

Uncover the truth about pterosaurs​ during a special evening showing

Tue | June 05, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

Sat | June 09, 2018
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Farm Day

Meet 'n' greet live animals at the little farm in the big city

Sat | June 16, 2018
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Barnyard Bash (Members Only)

Enjoy priority Farm Day access, just for Museum Members

Sat | June 16, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Insect Study

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Insect Study Merit Badge

Sat | August 11, 2018
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

Tue | August 14, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Reptile & Amphibian Study

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to work toward your Reptile & Amphibian Study Merit Badge

Sat | August 25, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Energy Merit Badge

Sat | August 25, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Engineering Merit Badge

Sat | August 25, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chess Merit Badge

Sun | August 26, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | August 26, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Bird Study

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Bird Study Merit Badge

Sat | September 08, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Robotics Merit Badge

Sat | September 22, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Oceanography Merit Badge

Sat | September 22, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge

Sun | September 23, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

Sat | October 13, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Programming Merit Badge

Sat | November 03, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Pulp & Paper Merit Badge

Sat | November 03, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

Sun | December 02, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | December 02, 2018

Plan a visit

Discovery Place provides unique destinations and experiences for all who wonder, using fun, hands-on learning to conjure curiosity and activate imaginations. Spend a day at one of our Museums and enter a world where learning comes to life for everyone in your family.

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