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Featured Events

Make & Mingle: Wine Rack & Tray

Get creative in our adults-only DIY workshop

Thu | November 29, 2018
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Club Bug

Celebrate the opening day of Bug Lab with incredible insect activities throughout the Museum

Sat | December 08, 2018
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Counting is for the Birds

Learn about local birds with a fun story and craft

Wed | November 21, 2018
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Thanksgiving

Join us for a special Thanksgiving story

Wed | November 21, 2018
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Thanksgiving

We are very thankful for all of our guests, let's celebrate with fun activities.

Wed | November 21, 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 | November 24, 2018
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Bakers

Create delicious treats just like a baker

Sat | November 24, 2018
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Veterinarians

Learn how to take care of our furry friends then create a special animal themed craft

Sun | November 25, 2018
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Sensational Science with Santa

A sensory-friendly holiday event at Discovery Place Kids

Wed | November 28, 2018
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PJs in North Pole City

Enjoy a special screening of The Polar Express in IMAX

Fri | November 30, 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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Letters To Santa

Write a letter to Santa and we'll deliver it to the North Pole

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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Hanukkah

Learn about Hanukkah then make crafts and play games.

Sat | December 01, 2018
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What's In Your Breath?

Test to see if the air we breathe out from our lungs is it different than the air we breathe in

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Nano Bracelets

Explore nanotechnology and make your own bracelet full of nanoparticles

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Worry Dolls

Learn about Guatemalan worry dolls and make your very own

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Story Time

Meet us at the Sandhills Stage for a holiday story

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!

Learn about the origins of the Christmas tree and help us build ours with unusual materials

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Snowflake Making

Create your own snowflake to take home

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Sammy Squirrel’s Holiday Party

Join Sammy Squirrel as he plans a holiday party

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Squid Dissections

Learn about squid's unique anatomy with a dissection demonstration

Sat | December 01, 2018
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A Bug’s Life-Cycles

Learn about the amazing journey of bugs and their incredible life cycle

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Gingerbread Workshop

Whip up a gingerbread ornament for your tree using basic kitchen chemistry

Sat | December 01, 2018
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Big Fun

Shake! Shimmy! Shout! Dance it out with us at the Sandhills Stage

Sat | December 01, 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
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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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Night at the IMAX: Backyard Wilderness

Explore the unexpected wonder of nature that is right under your nose

Tue | December 04, 2018
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Oodles of Ornaments

Create and decorate your own ornament

Tue | December 04, 2018
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Festive Food

Explore food traditions from around the world

Wed | December 05, 2018
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St. Nicholas Day

Travel to Europe to celebrate St. Nicholas Day

Thu | December 06, 2018
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Animal Tracks

Make your own animal track to take home

Sat | December 08, 2018
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Christmas Down Under

Celebrate Christmas like our friends Down Under

Sat | December 08, 2018
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Bug Lab Member Preview

Get an exclusive look at our newest exhibition

Sat | December 08, 2018
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St. Lucia’s Day

Read about St. Lucia's Day then make a festive craft

Thu | December 13, 2018
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Gingerbread Workshop

Listen to a story about the Gingerbread Man and make yummy treats

Fri | December 14, 2018
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La Befana

Explore Italian holiday traditions

Sat | December 15, 2018
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A Day in the Life: Health Sciences and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Education

Learn about the exciting world of nursing, medical lab technicians and much more

Sat | December 15, 2018
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Holiday Tree Critters

Learn about the insects that make up the vibrant ecosystem of trees and create a bug ornament

Wed | December 19, 2018
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Bug Ornaments

Create a creepy crawly ornament

Wed | December 19, 2018
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Bug Bistro

Think you've got what it takes to eat a bug?

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Join us as we create butterfly masks to wear

Fri | December 21, 2018
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Ligligan Parul

Celebrate "The Giant Lantern Festival" by creating your own lantern

Sat | December 22, 2018
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Kwanzaa

Learn about the holiday that celebrates African American heritage

Wed | December 26, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Celebrate the New Year by creating a butterfly mask

Thu | December 27, 2018
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New Year’s Around the World

Learn about New Year's traditions and make crafts

Sat | December 29, 2018
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New Years at Noon

Celebrate the New Year with crafts

Mon | December 31, 2018
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New Year’s at Noon

Ring in the New Year at Discovery-Place Kids!

Mon | December 31, 2018
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

Mon | January 07, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Entomology (BUGS!!)

Explore the world of bugs with hands-on exhibitions and immersive experiences

Wed | January 09, 2019
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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 | January 19, 2019
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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 | January 19, 2019
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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 | January 20, 2019
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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 | January 20, 2019
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National Geographic Live: View From Above

Explore the stars & get to know astronaut Terry Virts

Tue | January 29, 2019
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National Geographic Live Daytime Show: View From Above

Explore the stars & get to know astronaut Terry Virts

Tue | January 29, 2019
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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 | February 02, 2019
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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 | February 02, 2019
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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 | February 03, 2019
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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 | February 23, 2019
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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 | March 02, 2019
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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 | March 02, 2019
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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 | March 02, 2019
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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 | March 03, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

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

Sun | March 03, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Interpreting the Sky

Scout Leaders, join us for an interactive program in our planetarium

Tue | March 19, 2019
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National Geographic Live Daytime Show: On the Trail of Big Cats

Journey into the world of big cats with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter

Tue | March 26, 2019
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National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats

Journey into the world of big cats with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter

Tue | March 26, 2019
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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 | April 06, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Flora & Fauna of the Carolinas

Scout Leaders, join Discovery Place Nature naturalists to learn about native plants and animals

Tue | April 23, 2019
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Discovery Place Nature Exploration Weekend

Join Discovery Place educators for a weekend of outdoor exploration and relaxation

Fri | May 03, 2019
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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 | May 04, 2019
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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

Sat | May 04, 2019
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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 | May 04, 2019
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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 | May 05, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Towers of Past, Present & Future

Tap your inner engineer as we build an experience around some of the most famous buildings of the past, present and future.

Wed | May 29, 2019
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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 01, 2019
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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 01, 2019
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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 01, 2019
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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 01, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 24, 2019
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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 24, 2019
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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 25, 2019
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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 25, 2019
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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 21, 2019
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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 21, 2019
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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 22, 2019
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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 | November 02, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 | November 03, 2019
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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 07, 2019
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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 07, 2019
Events

Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

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

Sun | December 08, 2019
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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 08, 2019

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