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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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Shark Week

Dig for shark teeth, explore shark anatomy and more

July 23, 2017
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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

The Solar Eclipse is coming to Charlotte

August 21, 2017
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Shark Hats

Learn about sharks & make a fun hat to take home

July 01, 2017
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Fossil Dig: Shark Teeth

Join us for a special fossil dig

July 24, 2017
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Shark Feeding

Learn about sharks & make a fun hat to take home

July 24, 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 29, 2017
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Bacteria Plates

How clean is your phone?

July 29, 2017
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Robotics Demo

Explore a rotating array of robots

July 29, 2017
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Dissection Series: Sharks

Take an inside look at a shark and learn their unique features

July 29, 2017
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Pet Rocks

Create your very own pet rock

August 01, 2017
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Arthropod Day

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

August 05, 2017
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Pollution Clean Up Challenge

Ever wonder where your trash goes

August 05, 2017
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Germ Journey

How clean are your hands?

August 05, 2017
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Robotics

Explore a rotating array of robots

August 05, 2017
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

August 14, 2017
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Science on the Rocks: Carnival After Dark

Step right up (must be 21 or older)

August 18, 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: Sustainability

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

September 24, 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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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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Charlotte Mini Maker Faire

Join us for a one-day celebration of creative making featuring hands-on workshops, innovative demos and more

October 14, 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

November 04, 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

November 04, 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

November 04, 2017
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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

November 05, 2017

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