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Discovery Place Science: Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Discovery Place Nature, Kids-Huntersville and Kids-Rockingham: Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
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Ages: Adults (14-59), Children (2-13), Seniors (60+).
Children younger than 2 FREE. Group Discounts available.
Military receive $2.00 off Museum admission (must show ID).
Filming & Photography: Discovery Place reserves the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors while they are at the Museum or related events for publicity and promotional purposes. Every effort is made to make visitors aware they are being filmed, photographed and/or recorded. We are also sensitive to the wishes and rights of parents and caregivers who may not want their children to be filmed and/or photographed.
Masks are not required but strongly encouraged for all Museum visitors.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Enhanced cleaning takes place throughout the day while the Museum is open and when closed to the public.
Wash your hands regularly.
We’ve reduced capacity and encourage social distancing.
As a benefit of your EBT or WIC card, North and South Carolina residents can visit any Discovery Place Museum as part of our Welcome Program for only $2 per person, per visit for up to 6 guests. Welcome participants may also purchase discounted parking for $8 per vehicle. Welcome guests may purchase tickets in advance online or upon arrival.
Please provide the following information at the Admissions Desk on the day of your visit:
- Your North Carolina or South Carolina state-issued photo ID
- Your Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card or WIC card/voucher
- Your e-tickets if you purchased in advance.
Click here to purchase Welcome tickets online.
Please note, Welcome Program benefits are for NC and SC residents only and may not be used for school or group visits. Some special exhibitions or experiences may require an additional fee. ID is required.