Events

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Busy Bees

Learn about the busy life of our bee friends

June 27, 2017
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Ocean Olympics

See if you have the skills that it takes to survive under the sea

June 27, 2017
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Insect Yoga

Stretch your body and move like the bugs

June 27, 2017
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Very Hungry Caterpillar

Explore the life cycle of the butterfly

June 28, 2017
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Deep Sea Dive

Discover different creatures that inhabit the ocean

June 28, 2017
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One Tiny Turtle

Learn more about sea turtles and their ocean homes

June 28, 2017
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Dung Beetle Relay

Compete as scarab beetles in a dung-ball rolling race

June 28, 2017
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Insect Yoga

Stretch your body and move like the bugs

June 29, 2017
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Ocean Olympics

See if you have the skills that it takes to survive under the sea

June 29, 2017
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Busy Bees

Learn about the busy life of our bee friends

June 29, 2017
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Very Hungry Caterpillar

Explore the life cycle of the butterfly

June 30, 2017
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Deep Sea Dive

Discover different creatures that inhabit the ocean

June 30, 2017
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Dung Beetle Relay

Compete as scarab beetles in a dung-ball rolling race

June 30, 2017
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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour (*additional fee)

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

July 01, 2017
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Magical Metamorphosis

Investigate the life cycle of some of our favorite organisms

July 01, 2017
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Fourth of July

Join us for a special demonstration on the FUNdamentals of fireworks

July 04, 2017
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Night at the IMAX: Journey Into Amazing Caves

​Descend into worlds with no light, no air and no room for error

July 05, 2017
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Mighty Ants

Learn how ants hear, taste, touch and smell

July 08, 2017
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Scales & Tales

Get up close and personal with reptiles & amphibians

July 15, 2017
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Science on the Rocks: Winter Is Coming

Drink and know things (must be 21 or older)

July 21, 2017
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A Meal of Mealworms

Are you brave enough to try a tasty insect treat?

July 22, 2017
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Shark Week

Dig for shark teeth, explore shark anatomy and more

July 23, 2017
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Busy Bees

Learn about the life of our bee friends

July 29, 2017
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Monthly Bird Walk

Join a Museum naturalist to discover year-round & seasonal birds

August 05, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

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

August 05, 2017
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Arthropod Day

Let's shell-ebrate the world's largest animal phylum

August 05, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

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

August 26, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

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

August 26, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

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

August 27, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

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

August 27, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

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

September 23, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

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

September 23, 2017
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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

September 24, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

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

September 24, 2017
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Night at the IMAX: Amazon Adventure

In the rainforest, everything is not as it seems

October 03, 2017
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One Night Wonder

Join us for an annual celebration of inspiring wonder in Charlotte

October 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Astronomy

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

October 21, 2017

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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