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Lab

Explore More Stuff

Discover the secrets of "stuff" in a hands-on learning lab

Live Show

Science at The Stage

The only thing you can expect is to be amazed

Live Show

Fired Up!

Fuel your senses with a show of fiery fun

Live Show

Aquarium Guided Tour

Dive in and explore our amazing underwater world

Live Show

The Chemist

See the world through a chemist’s goggles as you learn about the elements

Lab

Explore More Life

A hands-on lab dedicated to exploring and celebrating biodiversity

Lab

Explore More Collections

Have you ever experienced the joy of finding something wonderful?

Live Show

Sub-Zero

Chill out and explore a world below freezing

Live Show

Aquarium Feeding Tour

Join the live care team for a fish feeding

Featured Live Show

Nose-to-Nose

Have an up close experience with our animal friends

Exhibition

Cool Stuff

Discover the strange and eccentric world of physical phenomena

Exhibition

KidScience

A special place for little ones and their caregivers to test, tinker and try

Exhibition

Project Build

From elaborate castles to secret forts, let your design dreams come to life

Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

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

May 06, 2017
Featured IMAX

Mysteries of China

Behold the secrets of a forgotten time

Featured Exhibition

World Alive

Discover Earth's incredible biodiversity, from the rainforest to the oceans, alive at Discovery Place Science

Live Show

A World Apart

Explore the tropical rainforest and its resident animals

Featured Exhibition

Genghis Khan

Ever wonder if the legend is true?

Event

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
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

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

May 06, 2017
Event

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
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

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

June 03, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

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

June 04, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

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

June 03, 2017
Event

Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

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

March 04, 2017
Event

Dissection Series: Frog

Take an inside look at amphibian anatomy

March 04, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

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

March 05, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

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

March 04, 2017
Event

Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

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

March 05, 2017
IMAX

The Human Body

Showing Tuesdays & Thursdays starting February 21

Featured IMAX

Secret Ocean

Dive into a whole new world, now in IMAX

Event

Dissection Series: Pigs

Take an inside look at pig anatomy

April 29, 2017
Event

Dissection Series: Pigeons

Take an inside look at bird anatomy

May 20, 2017
Event

Girls in STEM Workshop: Senses

Join Discovery Place Science educators for experiments involving your five senses

April 08, 2017
Event

Girls in STEM Workshop: Detectives

Join Discovery Place Science educators to detect codes, fingerprints and DNA

April 08, 2017
Event

Girls in STEM Workshop: Special Agent

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn the science of forensics

April 08, 2017
Event

Girls in STEM Workshop: Home Scientist

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

May 20, 2017
Event

Girls in STEM Workshop: Flowers

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

May 20, 2017
Event

Girls in STEM Workshop: Trees

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

May 20, 2017
Featured Live Show

Zapped: An Electrifying Experience

Help our scientists recreate some of Thomas Edison's electrical experiments

Featured Lab

Thinker Space

Design, create and innovate in an all-new workshop for the maker in all of us

Featured Lab

Explore More Me

Explore what makes you unique in an all-new hands-on learning space

Featured Event

HACKATHONclt

​Charlotte's biggest geek fest is coming to Discovery Place Science

March 25, 2017
Event

Reptile & Amphibian Day

Get to know some some cold-blooded creatures at this family-friendly event

March 18, 2017

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