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Looking for WONDERfully fun things to do in Charlotte? Explosive experiments, groundbreaking exhibitions, larger-than-life IMAX Dome films and brain-building activities that prove science is the coolest thing in town.

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Night at the IMAX: Everest

Experience the harrowing 1996 Everest expedition at a special IMAX showing

June 06, 2017
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Science on the Rocks: Heroes & Villains

An adults-only night of Good vs Evil

June 16, 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

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

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May 27, 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: 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: 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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World Oceans Day

Celebrate marine life with a day of hands-on activities

June 10, 2017
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Shark Week

Dig for shark teeth, explore shark anatomy and more

July 23, 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: 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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