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Residents of NC and SC who receive WIC or EBT benefits can visit the Museum through the Welcome Program for only $2 per person, per visit. Have questions? Click here to learn more.
Experience the Carolinas' largest IMAX® screen at the Accenture IMAX Dome Theatre!
Education and entertainment come together at one of Charlotte's most popular destinations. Whether your group is from the area or visiting for the first time, Discovery Place Science provides ever-changing and engaging activities that inspire wonder in the world around us.
Perfect for schools, camps, company outings, scout troops, family reunions and more, groups of 15 or more receive discounts off general admission pricing. If you are looking for things to do for guests of all ages, Charlotte's premier science center is your first stop!
|Adults||Children (2-13)||Seniors (60+)|
|IMAX Film (excludes full-length feature film)||$6||$6||$6|
|Museum + IMAX Film (excludes full-length feature film)||$24||$22||$23|
To receive Group discounts, reservations must be made two weeks in advance of anticipated visit date, and paid in full prior to your visit date.
Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.
Children younger than 2 FREE.
Visit with a group of 15 or more people and receive special benefits:
Please note, to receive Group discounts, reservations must be made two weeks in advance of anticipated visit date, and paid in full prior to your visit date.
Where do we park?
Cars and vans with clearance less than 7' 8" can park in the Discovery Place Science Parking Deck for an additional charge. Parking for larger vehicles is available at an off-site lot Monday - Friday.
Can we bring a bag lunch?
Yes, bag lunches are permitted at Discovery Place Science in our group lunchroom only. You will need to schedule a lunch time when making your reservation
When is payment due for our group outing?
Payment in full is due 2 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date.
What if I need to cancel my trip?
Cancellation notice of three weeks is required for a full refund. Cancellations with less than three weeks’ notice are non-refundable but may be rescheduled for a visit within a 12-month period. There is no fee for rescheduling as long as the class or visit is rescheduled within one week of the cancellation date and the visit is completed within the 12 months of the originally scheduled date. Changes to the number of attendees must be made three days prior to the program or visit to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued the day of the visit, and no refunds will be issued for amounts of $10.00 or less.
What is the minimum number of tickets required for a group purchase?
In order to receive the group discount, you must purchase a minimum of 15 tickets
Do you offer wheelchair rentals?
Complimentary wheelchairs are available and can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis at the time of check-in.
Do you offer stroller rentals?
We do not currently offer stroller rentals but you may bring your own stroller to the Museum.
Enrich your students' education with a field trip to one of the top science museums in the nation. Enjoy hands-on exhibitions, live animal encounters, larger-than-life IMAX® films and engaging classes that meet curriculum needs and bring science to life.
Discovery Place Science is scientifically proven to be the most unique venue in Charlotte