Da Vinci's Machines
Discover the genius - Opens Nov 4
Da Vinci's Machines is coming to Discovery Place Science and we want Members to experience it first!
Da Vinci's Machines brings the innovations of Leonardo da Vinci to life, featuring over 75 exhibits reconstructed from his illustrations and writings. From flying machines and diving equipment to tanks and a self-propelled car, test these amazing machines and explore the iconic artwork of a true visionary.
Feeling inspired by Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man? Members also can enjoy exclusive access to Being Me, our all-new human health exhibition that examines the incredible organs and systems that make you unique. Take a virtual trip through the human body, explore how different body systems work together, test your physical fitness on a giant hamster wheel and much more!
This event is FREE, but advance registration is required and capacity is limited.Be sure to Sign In/Register for our online portal before completing your RSVP. If you are newly registered, you may need to Sign Out/Sign In again to complete your RSVP. If you are unable to access your Membership account, please contact the Membership Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.372.6261 x354.Check-in will be at 6th St. Admissions and the new Membership Admissions Desk on Level 3.
Parking fee for Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is not included.
Shop Science and Curio City Kitchen will be open. Members receive 10% off all purchases.
Da Vinci's Machines is presented by Duke Energy.
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|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:00 a.m.||Dream Big||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:30 a.m.||Story Time with Reid and Paige||Discovery Theatre|
|10:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:00 a.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|11:45 a.m.||Pirates: Tales of the Tide||Aquarium|
|12:00 p.m.||Dream Big||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||World Alive|
|12:30 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|1:00 p.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|1:00 p.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Fossil Imprints||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Who-Genie||The Stage|
|2:00 p.m.||Dream Big||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|3:00 p.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||World Alive|
|Oct 01||Fossil Imprints|
|Oct 20||Science on the Rocks: Fright at the Museum|
|Oct 21||Dissection Series: Squid or Crab|
|Oct 21||Cool Chemistry: Elephant Toothpaste|
|Oct 21||Biotechnology: Helping Hand|
|Oct 21||Think It Up Challenge: CardBurg|
|Oct 21||Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour (*additional fee)|
|Oct 28||Chemistry Day|
|Nov 04||Da Vinci's Machines Member Preview|
|Nov 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|Nov 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Digital Technology|
|Nov 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Nov 04||Engineer in Residence Workshop: Daylight in a Bottle|
|Nov 05||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Nov 11||Takeover Days: City of Charlotte & Odyssey of the Mind|
|Nov 17||Science on the Rocks: May the Force Be With You|
|Nov 18||Girls in STEM Workshop: Energy Workshop|
|Nov 18||Girls in STEM Workshop: Air Workshop|
|Nov 18||Think It Up Challenge: Build a Circuit|
|Nov 18||Girls in STEM Workshop: Water Workshop|
|Dec 02||Engineer in Residence Workshop: LED Holiday Card|
|Dec 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Dec 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Dec 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Dec 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Dec 09||Girls in STEM Workshop: Digital Movie Maker|
|Dec 09||Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology|
|Dec 09||Girls in STEM Workshop: Inventor|
|Dec 09||Takeover Days: Screwmatics|
|Dec 10||Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology|
|Dec 10||Girls in STEM Workshop: Digital Movie Maker|
|Dec 16||Think It Up Challenge: Paint a City|
|Jan 13||Takeover Days: Roush Fenway Racing|