Da Vinci's Machines
Discover the genius, now on exhibition
This event is sold out. To ensure an enjoyable experience, no additional tickets will be available at the door.
Did the owl lose your Hogwarts letter? Discovery Place Science is giving you a second chance to leave the Muggles behind and embrace the magic with Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World, an adults-only night at the Museum.
Plus, get a rare look at some innovative Muggle Artifacts in Da Vinci's Machines. Our new limited-engagement exhibition features over 75 inventions reconstructed from his illustrations and writings.
Must be 21 or older. All sales final. Activities subject to change.
Photo ID required for Museum entry. All IDs will be checked at the door.
Check-in will be at Tryon St. Admissions.
Cash/credit bars featuring beer, wine and liquor throughout Levels 1 and 2.
Parking fee for Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is not included.
Curio City Kitchen will be open, serving beer, wine and a special menu.
|10:00 a.m.||Dream Big||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:15 a.m.||Story Time with Reid & Paige||Discovery Theatre|
|10:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|11:00 a.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:00 a.m.||Character Portrayal||Da Vinci's Machines|
|11:30 a.m.||Building da Vinci’s Machines||Da Vinci's Machines|
|11:30 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||World Alive|
|12:00 p.m.||Star Wars: The Last Jedi||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:30 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|1:00 p.m.||Character Portrayal||Da Vinci's Machines|
|1:00 p.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Who-Genie||The Stage|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|2:30 p.m.||Flying Monkeys||Think It Up|
|3:00 p.m.||Character Portrayal||Da Vinci's Machines|
|3:00 p.m.||Dream Big||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||World Alive|
|4:00 p.m.||Star Wars: The Last Jedi||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|7:00 p.m.||Star Wars: The Last Jedi||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|Oct 21||Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour (*additional fee)|
|Jan 02||Are You da Vinci's Vitruvian Man?|
|Jan 03||The da Vinci Bridge|
|Jan 03||Building da Vinci’s Machines|
|Jan 05||Air da Vinci|
|Jan 06||Da Vinci’s Engineering Challenge|
|Jan 07||Writing Like da Vinci|
|Jan 11||Flying Monkeys|
|Jan 13||Rat Dissection|
|Jan 19||Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World|
|Jan 20||Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering|
|Jan 20||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|Jan 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Jan 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Jan 29||Homeschool Day|
|Feb 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Feb 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics|
|Feb 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|Feb 10||Girls in STEM Workshop: Healthy Living|
|Feb 10||Girls in STEM Workshop: Healthy Eating|
|Feb 10||Girls in STEM Workshop: My Best Self|
|Mar 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|Mar 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Mar 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|Mar 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Mar 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Apr 21||Girls in STEM Workshop: Special Agent|
|Apr 21||Girls in STEM Workshop: Detective|
|Apr 21||Girls in STEM Workshop: Senses|
|May 05||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|May 05||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|May 05||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|May 06||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Jun 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Jun 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Jun 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|