Learn the mysteries of the beautiful and exotic coral growing in the World Alive aquarium and state-of-the-art Explore More Life lab. The program begins in Explore More Life with a brief overview of coral life and some hands-on activities. Learn how corals and their close relatives eat and participate in a coral or anemone feeding. The group will take a guided tour of the coral reef tanks showcasing the live coral that is being cultivated at the Museum and then return to Explore More Life for a discussion with a Discovery Place Science aquarist. Visitors will learn what goes on behind-the-scenes to propagate coral, see samples from the back-of-house tanks and be able to ask questions about the coral program.

  • Duration: 60 minutes plus unlimited time to explore the Museum
  • 15 - 25 People
  • $30 per person

Getting Here

Discovery Place Science is located in the heart of uptown Charlotte and is accessible by car, train or foot. Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is located at the corner of Church and 6th Sts. in uptown Charlotte.

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