Events

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Poo Paper Craft

Make a special craft with a unique recycled material

April 01, 2017
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Toddler Time Tuesday

Sign up for our April-May Mommy & Me workshop series

April 04, 2017
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Week of the Young Child

Join us for a national celebration of the youngest learners

April 25, 2017
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Nests Are Best

Explore different bird nests from around the world

April 26, 2017
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Happy Eggs

Help us celebrate spring with special egg activities

April 27, 2017
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My Healthy Heart

Discover the role the heart plays in our bodies

April 27, 2017
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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

An evening of appreciation to the heroes of Discovery Place

April 27, 2017
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The Sunflower Sword

A sword may be mighty, but what about sunflowers?

April 27, 2017
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Arbor Day

Come celebrate Arbor Day with a story and crafts

April 28, 2017
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Let’s Get Physical

Get your hearts pumping and bodies moving

April 28, 2017
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Michael Recycle

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

April 28, 2017
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Don’t Be a Litterbug

Michael Recycle has a tough challenge

April 29, 2017
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Beehive Buzz

Take a look at what happens inside a beehive

April 29, 2017
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Just Breathe

Investigate the importance of keeping your lungs healthy

April 29, 2017
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Arbor Day

Celebrate trees and all they bring us

April 29, 2017
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Eye & Brain Dissections

Learn about the shape & function of the eye and brain through dissection

April 29, 2017
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Reptile Meet and Greet

Get to know some reptiles that live at the Museum

April 29, 2017
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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

April 29, 2017
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Dissection Series: Pigs

Take an inside look at pig anatomy

April 29, 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

April 29, 2017
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Sound Demonstrations

What makes a singing pipe or singing bowl sing?

April 29, 2017
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Happy Eggs

Help us celebrate spring with special egg activities

May 02, 2017
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My Healthy Heart

Discover the role the heart plays in our bodies

May 02, 2017
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The Sunflower Sword

A sword may be mighty, but what about sunflowers?

May 02, 2017
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Mother Nature

Get moving and grooving for a special nature hunt

May 03, 2017
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Let’s Get Physical

Get your hearts pumping and bodies moving

May 03, 2017
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Michael Recycle

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

May 03, 2017
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Discovery Place Nature Exploration Weekend

A weekend of family fun in the mountains

May 05, 2017
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Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate this unique holiday with a fun art activity

May 05, 2017
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Monthly Bird Walk

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

May 06, 2017
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A Visit from Nature Cat

​Ever wonder how to be a nature explorer?

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Digital Technology

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

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

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

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

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

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Model Design & Building

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Model Design & Building Merit Badge

May 07, 2017
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Let’s Grow

Investigate the life cycle of a seed and plant one to take home

May 07, 2017
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Envirocaching

Join our naturalists every second Saturday of the month where GPS exploration and scavenger hunt meet

May 13, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Reptile & Amphibian Study

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

May 13, 2017
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Can You Dig It?

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

May 13, 2017
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Mother’s Day

Make a special card for your mother, or for someone who is like a mother to you

May 14, 2017
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Science on the Rocks: LOL

An adults-only night at the Museum

May 19, 2017
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Dissection Series: Pigeons

Take an inside look at bird anatomy

May 20, 2017
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Backyard Explorations

Join Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire,” for a fun morning of discovery

May 20, 2017
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Don’t Be a Litterbug

Use your imagination to turn scraps into beautiful pieces of art

May 20, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Trees

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn about the science behind trees

May 20, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Flowers

Learn about the science of flowers & how to change a flower’s color

May 20, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Home Scientist

Join Discovery Place Science educators to mix, measure and make concoctions

May 20, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Geocaching

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

May 27, 2017
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Earthworms

Why are worms so important to the Earth?

May 27, 2017
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Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not Member Preview

SOLD OUT

May 27, 2017
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A Visit from Nature Cat

​Ever wonder how to be a nature explorer?

June 03, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

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

June 03, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

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

June 03, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

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

June 04, 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

June 04, 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: Space Exploration

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

September 24, 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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